Advertisement
THE NIBBLE (TM) - Great Finds for Foodies (tm)
  Sign Up | Contact Us | Email To A Friend | Blog  
Twitter RSS feed [?]













Midnight Moment
Stir up Valentine’s Day with a bright red, romantic cocktail. All photography courtesy Grey Goose Vodka.
MENU

   

 

Cocktails & Spirits
Category Main Page
Articles & Reviews

   

Main Nibbles
Main Page
Articles & Reviews Of Foods From A To Z

 

   

 

February 2010

Product Reviews / Main Nibbles / Cocktails

Red Cocktails For Valentine’s Day

Bright Red Drinks Are Perfect For Your Celebration

 

This year, inject some extra passion into your Valentine’s Day celebration with these vividly red cocktails. Master mixologist and author Nick Mautone shares three fruity-flavored recipes, courtesy of Grey Goose Vodka, to heat up the holiday.

Cocktail Menu

 

La Poire Pair-tini

Why a “Pair-tini” instead of a “Peartini”? Because it’s better when shared between a pair of lovers!

Ingredients Per Cocktail

  • 1-1/2 parts pear vodka

  • 1 part Parfait Amour (a purple liqueur created from a Curaçao base)

  • 1-1/2 parts passion fruit pureé

  • 1 part lemon juice

  • 1/2 part simple syrup

  • Three raspberries

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients to cocktail shaker filled with ice.

  2. Shake vigorously until outside of shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat.

  3. Strain into martini glass, garnish with raspberries and savor with your Valentine.

La Poire Pair-tini

 

Lovesicle

It may be cold outside this time of year, but don’t let that stop you from trying a “Lovesicle.” Share it with someone who warms your heart.

Ingredients Per Cocktail

  • 1-1/2 parts orange  vodka

  • ½ part Licor 43 (a vanilla- and citrus-flavored liqueur made of 43 ingredients)

  • 1 part ruby red grapefruit juice

  • 3/4 part simple syrup

Preparation

  1. In the bottom of a cocktail shaker place the syrup and rosemary, and muddle well.
  2. Add ice and all ingredients.
  3. Shake vigorously until outside of shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat.
  4. Strain into a cocktail glass with ice and watch the sun set with your partner in time.
Lovesicle

 

Midnight Moment

Serve this drink as a nightcap at the end of your Valentine’s Day date to keep the good times rolling.

Ingredients Per Cocktail

  • 1-1/2 parts lemon vodka

  • 3/4 part coffee liqueur

  • 3 parts passion fruit purée

  • 1 lemon twist

  • 1 small cluster of red currants

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake vigorously until outside of shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat.
  3. Strain into martini glass, garnish with lemon twist and currants. Enjoy by candlelight.
Midnight Moment

 

Recipes courtesy Grey Goose Vodka. All other materials © Copyright 2005- 2014 Lifestyle Direct, Inc.  All rights reserved. Images are the copyright of their respective owners.

 



About Us
Contact Us
Legal
Privacy Policy
Advertise
Media Center
Manufacturers & Retailers
Subscribe
Interact