6 Cocktails Perfect for Date Night

Cocktails for Valentine’s Day 2021

Valentine’s Day is upon us again! Some people like to show their appreciation of their loved one by giving gifts, flowers, chocolates but here at Slingsby, we like to do it by creating great drinks for them.

You may not be able to spend your Valentine’s Day in your favourite bar or restaurant, but your dinner drinks can still provide excitement and passion at home. Here are 6 of our best picks of cocktails that you can recreate for your romantic celebrations:

French Kiss
  • 50ml Slingsby Rhubarb Gin
  • 50ml Pineapple Juice
  • 20ml Lime Juice
  • 25ml Chambord

Add all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice, shake and then strain into a coupe glass.

Jasmine Martini
  • 25ml Slingsby London Dry
  • 25ml Cocchi Americano
  • 15ml Jasmine Syrup

Simply, combine all ingredients into a mixing glass and stir down until appropriately diluted then strain into a Martini glass. Garnish with an edible flower.

Playing Gooseberry
  • 35ml Slingsby Gooseberry Gin
  • 15ml Elderflower Cordial
  • 10ml Lemon Juice
  • Prosecco top

Build all of the ingredients together in a chilled flute glass. Garnish with a lemon peel twist.

Espresso Martini
  • 30ml Slingsby Pure Grain Vodka
  • 20ml Coffee Liqueur
  • 60ml Cold Brew Coffee
  • 15ml Vanilla Syrup
  • Pinch of Salt

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain to remove the ice and then shake again. Lastly, strain into a Martini glass and garnish with coffee beans.

Rhubarb Rossini
  • 25ml Slingsby Rhubarb Gin 
  • 20ml Elderflower Liqueur
  • 10ml Raspberry Purée 
  • Champagne 

Shake the puree, elderflower liqueur and gin. Strain into a flute or coupe and top with champagne. Garnish with a blackberry on the rim.

Slingsby Bramble
  • 40ml Slingsby Old Tom Gin
  • 15ml Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 10ml Sugar Syrup
  • 15ml Creme de Mure

Build all ingredients in a low ball glass filled with ice. Garnish with a twist of lemon peel and blackberries. 

Whatever your date's favourite drink flavours, we think you will be sure to impress them on Valentine's Day with these drinks. All of the bottles are available right here on our website, whether you're after our Rhubarb Gin, London Dry, Old Tom, Gooseberry or Slingsby Vodka.

If you do recreate them, don’t forget to share the results with us on social media - find us @SlingsbySocial or use #SlingsbyGin. 

Happy Valentines Day!

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