Valentine’s Day Cocktails



POM Eskimo Kiss

Ingredients

1 quart POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice

2 quarts of fresh apple cider

8 cinnamon sticks

6 star anise

12 cloves

12 allspice berries, cracked

Camarena Kiss

I had the pleasure of trying this drink out with my sample of Camarena Silver Tequila. Make your or your date this cocktail to put yourselves in the Valentine spirits. Celebrate your relationship together with this is a sweet pink drink. This delicious drink is sure to please.

 

Ingredients

1/2 oz Camarena Silver Tequila

1/2 oz Blackberry Brandy

1/2 oz Lime Juice

1/2 oz Grenadine

2 1/2 oz Brut Champagne

Preparation

Combine all liquids, except Champagne in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into chilled champagne flute. Top with Brut Champagne.

Margarita de Amore


Ingredients

2 oz Oro Azul Blanco Tequila

1 oz Gabriel Boudier Mixologist Range Parfait Armour

1/2 oz fresh lemon juice

1/2 fresh lime juice

1 tsp agave nectar

Preparation

Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with an edible flower.

Voli Light Vodkas

I received Voli Light Vodka to experiment with these cocktail recipes. This product comes in many fine flavors such as the smooth Lyte, zesty Lemon, sweet Raspberry Cocoa, delightful Espresso Vanilla, and delicious Orange Vanilla. Natural ingredients create a delicious blend of fruit flavors and vodka.

In addition to creating mixed drinks, consider enjoying a smooth drink on the rocks with any of these flavors.  Voli Light Vodkas are a great way to enjoy a drink, but avoid the calories that come along with many sweet and consequently sugary drinks. The brand is co-owned by singer-songwriter Fergie and features products with 25 to 40 percent less calories than other brands. These cocktails will set the mood for you and your loved one to kick back and enjoy each other’s company.

Red Lips

Ingredients

1.5 oz Raspberry Cocoa

2 oz diet cranberry juice

4 raspberries

1/4 oz fresh lime juice

1/2 packet natural sweetener

Splash of club soda

Preparation

Muddle raspberries, add ingredients, shake and strain. Top with a splash of club soda. Sere in a martini glass and garnish with lime and raspberry. (Roughly 86 calories)

Voli Crush

Ingredients

1.5  oz Orange Vanilla

1 oz fresh orange juice

Splash of diet sprite

Preparation

Shake and strain Voli and orange juice. Top with a splash of diet sprite. Serve in a martini glass and garnish with an orange twist. (Roughly 94 calories)

Cocoa Kiss

Ingredients

1.5 oz Raspberry Cocoa or Espresso Vanilla

3/4 oz Irish cream liqueur

Preparation

Serve over ice and stir. Garnish with fresh raspberries or espresso beans. (Roughly 110 calories)

VnC Cocktails “The Kiss”

If you don’t have time (or the talent!) to make your own cocktails, try your luck with a pre-made one like VnC Cocktails “The Kiss” in Pomegranate Cosmo. I received this product to review, and it was simple and easy to make.

Using a ready-made drink reduces any mess you may make by using a cocktail shaker, and cuts down on the time to make a drink if you are a newbie to the trade. If you want to impress someone with a sweet sippable cocktail, but don’t have the confidence to make your own, this is the perfect drink for you!

This bright red drink from New Zealand is only 150 calories and requires no prep. Simply shake and pour your beverage into a margarita glass for a classic cosmo. VnC cocktails are always made with 100% fruit juices and contain no artificial preservatives, additives, or colors.

For more info and to find where you can buy this sweet drink, visittheir website for more information (http://www.vnccocktails.com). Don’t worry if you don’t drink it all on Valentine’s Day, its sleek bottle will fit nicely in your refrigerator. Drink the leftovers with your girl friends on a later date!

 

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