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Valentines Mocktails on a pink background. Bouquet of Strawberries in pink chocolate.

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For your smithereens sipping pleasure, it’s time to toast to love with our Valentine’s Day drink guide!

Today is a day that many of us love and many of us hate but whether you’re celebrating with your sweetie or ignoring the Love Day propaganda, we’re sure that you could use a drink.

Every holiday we provide you the most delicious cocktails with a step-by-step guide, and Valentine’s Day is no different. Be sure to drink responsibly and whatever you do, don’t try to spin the block and text your ex.

Happy sipping!

Check BOSSIP’s 2024 Valentine’s Day Drink Guide

Mi Campo’s Rose Hip Cocktail

Source: Mi Campos / Mi Campos

Mi Campo’s Rose Hip Cocktail


1.5oz Mi Campo Blanco
3/4oz Lime Juice
1/2oz pomegranate juice
1/2oz simple syrup
1 dash of cardamom bitters

Method: Add the Mi Campo Blanco, lime juice, pomegranate juice, simple syrup and bitters into a cocktail shaker with some ice and shake vigorously. Then strain, and garnish with a lime wheel and pomegranate seeds.

Glendalough Rose Martini

Source: Glendalough Rose / Glendalough Rose

Glendalough Rose Martini

1.5 oz. Glendalough Rose Gin
0.5 oz. Dry Vermouth
0.5 oz. Elderflower Liqueur
Lemon twist, garnish

METHOD: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until very cold. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

Bombay French 75 Kit

Source: Bombay / Bombay

Bombay’s Sapphire’s French 75

2 oz Bombay Sapphire Gin
3 oz Martini & Rossi Prosecco
½ oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
¼ oz sugar syrup
Lemon twist to garnish

Method: Shake all of the ingredients (except Prosecco) briefly with cubed ice for around 10 seconds. Fine strain the mixture into a chilled, straight-sided wine glass including 3 oz of Prosecco.


Pantone Peach

Source: Bacardi / Bacardi


Pantone Peach Spritz

1.5 oz BACARDÍ Superior
0.75 oz lemon juice
1 bar spoon/tbsp Bonne Maman Peach Preserves
1.5 oz Fever Tree Sparkling Grapefruit Soda or Sparkling Pink Lemonade
Mint sprig, peach slice, and grated cinnamon as garnish

Method: Combine the rum, lemon juice, and peach preserves into a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake. Strain into a glass filled with ice and top with the sparkling soda. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig, a peach slice, and freshly grated cinnamon for a spiced peach aroma.

Cenote Tequila Blanco

Source: Cenote Tequila / Cenote

Cenote Tequila Blanco

2 oz Cenote Blanco
4 oz Hibiscus tea
0.5 oz Lime Juice
Sugar Syrup to taste

Method: Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake to combine and strain into glass. Garnish with lime round/wedge and mint.

Shades of pink

Source: Empress 1908 / Empress Gin


1.5 oz Empress 1908 Elderflower Rose Gin
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup
Soda Water

Method: Shake ½ oz Empress Elderflower Rose Gin, lemon and simple syrup on ice. Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice. Top with soda and float remaining 1 oz gin on top. Garnish with a lemon wheel and lavender sprig.

For My Honey

Source: Fraser and Thompson / Fraser and Thompson

For My Honey


*for the honey simple syrup:*
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup water

*for the cocktail:*
1 oz Fraser & Thompson North American Whiskey
1 oz Cointreau
1.5 oz Honey Simple Syrup
1.5 oz Orange Juice
.5 oz freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
2 dashes Bitters
Brandied cherries

Method: For the simple syrup, combine the honey and water in a small saucepan. Bring to just a simmer, then remove from heat and let cool. Store in the fridge. For the cocktail, whisk all of the ingredients, except the cherries, in a bowl (or use a cocktail shaker filled with ice). Pour over ice. Add cherries, they’re mandatory.

Lalo Kiss Me Paloma

Source: Lalo / LALO

Lalo ‘KISS ME’ Paloma

2oz LALO Tequila
1.5oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice
3oz Sparkling Water
.5oz Fresh Lime Juice
.5oz Agave Syrup
Pinch of Salt
Garnish: Lime Wedge

Method: Add LALO, fresh juices, agave syrup, and a pinch of salt to an ice-filled shaker tin. Shake and strain into a salt-rimmed, ice-filled collins glass. Top with sparkling water, and garnish with a lime wheel or wedge.

Bib & tucker old fashioned

Source: Robert Jacob Lerma / Robert Jacob Lerma

Campfire Old Fashioned

2 parts Bib & Tucker Double Char Bourbon
0.25 part Maple Syrup
2 dashes Coffee Pecan Bitters
2 dashes Black Walnut Bitters
Garnish with Orange Peel

Method: Add Bib & Tucker Double Char Bourbon, maple and bitters to mixing glass over ice. Stir for 30 seconds until cold. Strain liquid over fresh ice into rocks glass and garnish with orange peel.


Source: Campari / Campari

Campari “Rosita”

1 part Campari
0.5 part 1757 Vermouth di Torino Rosso
0.5 part 1757 Vermouth di Torino Extra Dry
1.5 parts Espolón Reposado Tequila
1 dash aromatic bitters

Method: Stir ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon peel.


Source: Savoia Americano / Savoia Americano



2 parts Savoia Americano
1 part London Dry Gin
4-5 ice cubes

Method: Rock glass, fill with ice cubes, add the ingredients, stir gently, and garnish with green and red grapes.

Pink French 75

Source: Martini & Rossi Rosé / Martini & Rossi

Martini & Rossi “Pink French 75”

3oz. Martini & Rossi Rosé
1oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin
.5oz. Lemon Juice 1 teaspoon of sugar

Method: Mix all ingredients except for Rose in a shaker and serve in a coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. The perfect Valentine drink!

Grand Marnier "The G&G"

Source: Grand marnier / Grand Marnier

Grand Marnier “The G&G”

1.5 parts of Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge
3.5 parts Ginger Beer(or Dry Ginger Ale)
Squeeze of Lime

Method: Pour all of the ingredients in a Collins glass, add ice, and stir.

Eterna Unión

Source: Mezcal Union / mezcal union

Eterna Unión

1.5 oz Mezcal Unión Uno
1 oz Grape juice (cold pressed)
0.5 oz Dry Vermouth

Method: Add ice to glass. Combine all ingredients and top with soda. Garnish with a grape skewer and basil.

Q Mixers Vday

Source: Q mixers / Q Mixers

This one is easy purchase Q Mixers and enjoy but for Valentine’s Day “Q-pids” will be in Manhattan Q stops in DUMBO upgrading last minute gifts. All you have to do is spot a “Q-pid” and you can get a premium cocktail kit and a bouquet of long-stemmed red roses.

Lovers Moon

Source: Astral / Astral

Astral Tequila “Lovers’ Moon”

1.5oz Astral Tequila Blanco
1.5oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice
0.5oz Fresh Lime Juice
0.5oz Cinnamon-Agave Syrup

Method: Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker, add ice, shake and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass rimmed with salt. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.

Don Julio Passion Play

Source: Don Julio / Don Julio

Don Julio “Passion Play”

1.5oz Tequila Don Julio Rosado
0.75 oz Lime
0.75 oz Passion Fruit
0.5 oz Honey

Method: Rim a rocks glass with chili salt and fill it with one large ice cube, combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, add ice, shake hard for 5 seconds, strain into a glass and garnish with a grapefruit peel.

Partly Sunny

Source: Sunshine Punch / Sunshine Punch

Partly Sunny

1 part Sunshine Punch
1 part Sparkling Water

Method: Combine Sunshine Punch and your favorite sparkling water in an ice-filled Collins glass. Garnish with mint and an orange twist.

Captain Morgan Hot Buttered Rum

Source: Captain Morgan / Captain Morgan

Hot Buttered Rum

1.5 fl oz Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum
2 tsp Unsalted Butter
0.5 tsp Ground Cloves
0.5 fl oz Caramel Syrup
2 tbsp Honey
0.5 tsp Ground Nutmeg
0.25 tsp Demerara Simple Syrup
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
Hot Water

Method: Add syrup, honey, and spices into a mug and muddle.Add Captain Morgan and then fill to the top with hot water. Top with softened butter.

Baileys dipped strawyberry martini

Source: Baileys / Baileys


2 oz. Baileys Chocolate Liqueur
1 oz. Don Julio Blanco
0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
3 Fresh Strawberries, Sliced
2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters

Method: Add 3-5 strawberries to cocktail tin. Add remaining ingredients to tin. Shake and fine strain into coupe glass. Garnish with a strawberry (slice, full, or chocolate dipped).

Mercer+Prince paloma

Source: Mercer and Prince / Mercer+Prince

Mercer + Prince Paloma

1.5 oz. Mercer + Prince
2 oz. Ocean Spray Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
Top w/ Grapefruit Soda (or Soda Water)

Method: Add ingredients into an ice filled Collins glass or Highball glass. Stir to combine and chill. Garnish with fresh mint & grapefruit.

Apple of my eye

Source: Teeling / Teeling

2 oz Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey
4 oz Apple Cider
½ oz Honey

Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker, using a bar spoon twice to collect the honey. Shake until chilled and fine strain into Highball glass with ice. Garnish with an apple slice.

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Pantalones 3-in-1 Cocktails “Yours, Mines, Ours”


1.5 oz Pantalones Organic Blanco Tequila​
1 oz Grand Marnier​
1 oz Lime Juice​
0.5 oz Agave Syrup​
0.5 oz Strawberries (frozen is recommended)​
1 cup of crushed ice​

Method: Build all the ingredients into a blender (If using regular refrigerator ice, I recommend breaking it up in a bag with a muddler or rolling pin beforehand). Blend until smooth, adding more ice if needed (you can always add more, you can never take away). Pour into a double rocks glass and garnish with a lime wedge and/or strawberry slice.​

1.75 oz Pantalones Organic Reposado Tequila​
0.75 oz Amaro (preferably Amaro Nonino or Averna)​
0.75 oz Lemon Juice​
0.25 oz Agave Syrup​
1 Tbsp or heaping bar spoon of Blackberry Preserves​

​Method: Build all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake until cool. Strain over fresh ice and garnish with a Mint Crown.​

3 oz “Yours” Cocktail​
3 oz “Mine” Cocktail​
Method: Pour Half of the “Mine” into a stemmed Margarita glass and the other half into a second stemmed Margarita glass. Top with half of the “Yours” in one glass and the remaining “Yours” in the second glass.​ To Garnish, cut a chocolate-dipped strawberry in half and perch each piece on the rim of the glasses. Enjoy together.

Scarlet Heart

Source: Legrand Whiskey / LeGrand

Scarlet Heart Cocktail

1.75 oz LeGrand Whiskey
.5 oz Cherry Heering liqueur
.5oz Egg White
.5oz Blackberry puree
3/4oz Lemon Juice
1oz Lychee juice
.5 Demerera Simple Syrup
Gold Flakes dusted on our Berry garnish

Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Stir the mixture in the ice to chill it. Strain the cocktail out of the mixing glass into a shaker. Dry shake the cocktail very vigorously to make sure it gets that nice foam top (no ice inside shaker just liquids). Pour cocktail into coupe glassware over ice cube. Dust Berry Garnish with gold flakes. Lay garnish over an ice cube.


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