Seven Sexy Sips For You & Your Valentine

Chocolate Martini courtesy of The Mixer

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to set the scene with some seriously
sumptuous cocktails that’ll get those hearts a-fluttering. Whether it’s a flirty first date,
or an intimate night with your partner, The Mixer’s mixologists have rounded up the most
sexy sips that are sure to impress. Throw in some candles and rose petals and you’ll be
winning!  -And don't forget, if your wedding is coming up next month, to put in some of these special requests with your reception bar team!

The French Rose Cocktail
The great thing about this three-ingredient cocktail is that it tastes exceptional, but takes
very little effort to make. In fact, there are only two steps to its assembly, so it’s perfect
to make when you want to spend the better part of the evening romancing your partner.

Ingredients per person:
● 1.5 Oz Bulldog gin
● 0.5 Oz Cinzano Bianco dry vermouth
● 0.5 Oz Cherry Brandy
● Ice

1. Stir all ingredients with ice.
2. Strain into a cocktail glass, and serve.

Chocolate Martini
Cocktails for Valentine’s Day don’t come any more indulgent than this. The richness of
crème de cacao, the intense flavor of chocolate liqueur and the smoothness of vodka
match perfectly in one of the most decadent dessert drinks ever invented.

Ingredients per person:
● 1 Oz Skyy vodka
● 1 Oz chocolate liqueur
● 1 Oz crème de cacao
● Cocoa for garnish

1. Rim a cocktail glass with cocoa: Wet the rim by dipping it in a small dish of the
chocolate liqueur, then dip or roll it in a dish of cocoa powder.
2. Pour the vodka, crème de cacao and chocolate liqueur into a cocktail shaker
filled with ice cubes.
3. Shake vigorously.
4. Strain into the prepared glass and serve.

This colorful cocktail provides a tasty way to stave off the gloom of a cold February: the
delicious combination of ingredients are guaranteed to warm the proverbial cockles.

Ingredients per person:
● 0.5 oz SKYY vodka
● 0.5 oz Aperol
● 0.5 oz cranberry juice
● 0.25 oz limoncello
● 0.25 oz lemon juice

1. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
2. Shake until cold, and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
3. Garnish with fresh cranberries and serve.

Pink Lady
This sweet, creamy cocktail is very aesthetically pleasing and makes a lovely addition to
any table setting.

Ingredients per person:
● 1.5 oz Bulldog Gin
● 0.5 oz apple brandy
● 0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
● 0.5 oz grenadine
● One small egg white

1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker without ice.
2. Shake for 30 seconds, add ice, then shake for 30 seconds more.
3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with Maraschino or Luxardo

Between the Sheets
Inspired by the Sidecar, this beguiling cocktail is punchy and tart. It’ll certainly add a bit
of zest to your romantic evening.

Ingredients per person:
● 1 oz cognac
● 1 oz Wray & Nephew rum
● 1 oz Grand Marnier
● 0.25 oz lemon juice

1. Add ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
3. Garnish with an orange twist.

Hanky Panky
This sweet gin martini is anything but discreet: the gin makes it a little naughty, while the
sweet vermouth makes it a little nice. But it’s the addition of the Italian amaro (bitters)
that gives the Hanky Panky cocktail its unique and complex flavor.

Ingredients per person:
● 1.5 Oz Bulldog Gin
● 1.5 Oz Cinzano Rosso
● A few dashes of Fernet-Branca
● Ice
● Orange peel, to garnish

1. Add ice to a mixing glass, followed by the gin, sweet vermouth, and amaro.
2. Stir until nicely chilled (around 30 seconds should do the trick).
3. Strain into a chilled martini or coupe glass.
4. Add the orange peel as garnish and enjoy.

Sex On The Beach
Naturally, we had to throw the OG naughty-but-nice drink in the Valentine’s Day mix! A
Sex on the Beach serves up all of the tropical vibes.

Ingredients per person:
● 0.75 Oz peach schnapps
● 1 Oz fresh orange juice
● 1 Oz pineapple juice
● 1.5 Oz SKYY Vodka
● 1 Oz cranberry juice
● 0.5 Oz raspberry liqueur

1. Shake the peach schnapps, fresh orange juice and pineapple juice in a cocktail
shaker with ice, and strain into a tall glass filled with fresh ice.
2. Shake the SKYY Vodka, cranberry juice and raspberry liqueur with ice and
carefully pour on top of the existing drink layer in the same glass.
3. Serve with a cocktail stirrer to the side so guests can mix the two layers before
they enjoy the drink.


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