Valentine's Day Drinks Recipes

Romance is in the air with these Valentine's day drinks and cocktails. Sweep your lover off their feet with one of these sweet sips.

Staff Picks

Scarlet Kiss

Rating: 4.06 stars 15
This is the all-time best vodka drink. It was invented by myself and my girlfriend at the time. It was such a hit, the bartender made us name it and immediately added it to the special board that evening. But beware! This tasty libation is all alcohol and not for the faint of heart.

Love Potion No. 9

Rating: 5 stars 2
Everyone will be crushing on this drink that's perfect for Valentine's Day.

Chocolate Martinis For Two

Rating: 4.73 stars 6
These chocolate martinis are served in martini glasses coated with chocolate syrup and garnished with maraschino cherries. Use the cherries to slowly stir the chocolate syrup into the drink. It is delicious! I served this with a chocolate-bacon bruschetta.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Martini

Rating: 4.8 stars 17
I made this up as I went along and now it's the most requested martini at the bar I work in.

Raspberry Lady Martini

Rating: 5 stars 1
Inspired by the Church Lady Martini. No vodka, so I guess it technically isn't a martini. I used the measures listed below for a small, delicious serving and all the flavors came through.

Chocolate Martini Cocktail

This liquid dessert combines chocolate-flavored liqueurs with vodka and half-and-half for a boozy and decadent drink.

Cherry Vodka Sour

This is a twist on the regular vodka sour, I add a shot of cherry grenadine to make it special!

Lemony Lemon Drop Martini

Soooo lemony! This is nice and tart yet very refreshing.

The Champagne Cocktail

With a little pear brandy and a bit of fruit compote, this makes a great pre-dinner cocktail. Serve it in a tall champagne flute.

Sweet Seduction

My husband and I concocted this one night, and it is so good, I just had to share it! So ladies if you're into sweet cocktails, this is the one for you!

Annex Theater Champagne Cocktail

Rating: 4.5 stars 20
Three simple ingredients: Champagne, sugar and Angostura bitters add up to an elegant and refreshing sipper.

Inspiration and Ideas

His-n-Hers Cocktails
"This is the perfect new cocktail to accompany your Valentine's Day dinner: two great drinks that taste even better after a kiss!" – Anthony Caporale
Cherry Vodka Sour
"Very simple, very yummy." – LatinaCook
Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa
Rating: 4.8 stars

I was messing around in my kitchen one day and was craving hot cocoa. Since I only had dark chocolate on hand, I used that, and for a festive touch added cinnamon. Pour into a mug and top with whipped cream or marshmallows, if desired. Serve hot.