There’s no doubt that staying in on Valentine’s Day has become just as tempting as going out – whether you fancy a cosy night in with your loved one or heading out with friends to cheers to Galantine’s Day, the below ideas from BACARDI will spark off an evening to remember…
LA VANILLE GREY GOOSE ESPRESSO MARTINI (Main Image)
A dark twist to a classic cocktail and smooth pick me up, the La Vanille Grey Goose Espresso Martini is an excellent digestif to follow a meal for two. La Vanille compliments the delicate sweetness of the coffee liqueur, which is perfectly balanced with espresso.
- 45 ml Grey Goose La Vanille
- 30 ml single origin espresso
- 20 ml part of coffee liqueur
- Pinch of Fleur De Sel
For garnish: Either 3 coffee beans or cut 1 x fresh vanilla bean in half and with a slit at the base perch onto the rim of the glass.
GREY GOOSE HOT FLAT WHITE RUSSIAN
If you’re heading out to celebrate, go for Grind. The GREY GOOSE White Russian is formed of with layers of premium ingredients in a glass of creamy yet invigorating cosiness.
- What: Hot Flat White Russian
- Where: London Grind Locations
- Price: £8.75
- Hot Flat White Russian: Grind House Blend, Grey Goose, Tia Maria, milk
If love is in the air, the St-Germain Spritz is the cocktail of choice – a very delicate mix, with plenty of sweet aromas of elderflower. The twist of lemon allows citrus flavours to cut through the prosecco.
- 40 ml ST-GERMAIN Elderflower Liqueur
- 60 ml MARTINI Collezione Speciale Prosecco
- 60 ml soda
- For garnish: Lemon zest, dried orange wheel and star anise
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE STAR MARTINI
If you’re looking for something a little bolder from your evening, Star of Bombay is made with two extra botanicals and slowly distilled for a more intense flavour. A true star at night – traditionally enjoyed after dark…
- 50 ml Star of Bombay
- 25ml MARTINI dry vermouth
- Dash of orange bitters
- For garnish: Orange zest
BACARDI RUM FORBIDDEN FRUIT
Why not begin your evening with a refreshing and fruity serve – BACARDI Rum Forbidden Fruit is the perfect crowd pleaser, whether your celebrating with friends or your loved one….
- 20ml BACARDÍ Carta Blanca rum
- 40ml Riserva Speciale Martini Ribino
- 5ml Chambord
- 10ml lemon juice
- 70ml ginger ale
- For garnish: Top with mint and a slice of lemon