Love is in the air and everyone’s busy making plans to celebrate this special day. But what’s more romantic than mixing a drink for your partner? Something red, something sweet and tiny elements (maybe like rosemary instead of a rose) that’ll remind you and your partner of how special this day is. Because, it’s the season of love and thoda cheesy chalta hai.
So, prep up a romantic date for your partner and fix them up some amazing cocktails. Because, you know vodka time it is, don’t you? P. S Don’t worry! Cocktails are easy to make.
Here are some recipes for you:
1. Crushing On You
Wouldn't you want to try this drink? Made with Smirnoff orange vodka, strawberries, basil, guava juice, and lemon juice, this drink is perfection.
60ml Smirnoff orange vodka
45ml guava juice
0.75ml lemon juice
Pulp of 4 strawberries
mint leaves and strawberries, for garnish
Fill the shaker with ice cubes.
Add Smirnoff orange vodka, guava juice and strawberry pulp.
Top it with lemon juice and garnish it with mint leaves and strawberries.
2. Rose And Rosemary
What’s better? Buying a rose or making a drink with rosemary in it. You take that call, until then, let me give you the recipe.
(750ml) bottle of Smirnoff No.21 vodka
6 large rosemary sprigs
For the cocktail:
45 ml rosemary-infused Smirnoff No.21 vodka
15ml fresh yellow Italian lemon juice
15ml of grapefruit juice
15ml simple syrup
Rosemary sprig, for garnish
For the rosemary-infused vodka:
Place rosemary sprigs in a resealable glass jar and pour in Smirnoff No.21 vodka. Let it sit at room temperature for 24 hours.
For the cocktail:
In a cocktail shaker, combine rosemary-infused vodka, simple syrup, grapefruit juice, and yellow Italian lemon juice. Add ice and shake. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with rosemary sprig.
3. Cupid’s Mule
Well, it looks like cupid is conspiring an affair with these ingredients. This drink is bright, floral and refreshing, which makes it so easy to fall in love with.
45ml Smirnoff No.21 Vodka
15ml elderflower syrup
Splash of lime juice
1 bottle of ginger ale
Strawberries for garnish
Pour Smirnoff vodka, elderflower syrup, and a splash of lime juice into a cocktail shaker over ice. Then shake and strain it into a highball glass and top with pink ginger beer and garnish with strawberries.
4. One In A Melon!
Because, you’re going with someone who’s one in a melon! And to be honest, you can never go wrong with watermelon and Smirnoff vodka.
45ml of Smirnoff No.21 vodka
60 ml of fresh pureed watermelon
30ml of simple syrup
60ml club soda
Fill a glass with ice. Add vodka, pureed watermelon and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain in a glass. Then, top it with club soda. Garnish with a slice of watermelon and a sprig of mint.
5. My Only Sunshine
Some sunshine for your sunshine (say cheese-y). This drink is a perfect balance of flavours and if you’re planning on a brunch date, I’d say make this one for sure!
60ml of Smirnoff No.21 vodka
90ml of orange juice
30ml grenadine syrup
Orange wedge, for garnish
Put some ice into a cocktail glass. Pour in the Smirnoff vodka and orange juice, stir it thoroughly and add in the grenadine syrup. Garnish with an orange wedge.
Now that you have these epic recipes, get mixing already!
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