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3 Cocktails for a Romantic Valentines Night In!

It may feel like it’s going to be harder to make Valentine’s Day extra special this year, but we’ve got the answer. Going to the bar isn’t an option but there’s no reason we can’t bring the bar to you…

Surprise a loved one with these show-stopping cocktails or even make them together for a fun date night activity! Shockingly simple and delightfully delicious, these tipples are guaranteed to knock their socks off.


Cosmonaut

This one offers sweet and tangy flavours, perfect for a delicious start to the night.

You’ll Need:

  • 60ml Didsbury Gin Raspberry & Elderflower
  • 25ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 spoons raspberry jam

Stir all ingredients in the base of shaker to dissolve jam.

Shake with ice and strain into chilled glass.

Serve in a coupe glass, garnish with fresh raspberry.


Valentini

Aptly named for the day, the Valentini is bursting with flavours and rocks those valentine’s hues.

You’ll Need:

  • 45ml Didsbury Gin Strawberry & Sicilian Lemon
  • 15ml strawberry syrup
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 2 strawberries

Method:

Muddle strawberries in base of shaker.

Add all other ingredients.

Shake with ice.

Fine strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a strawberry.


Negroni

A more sophisticated cocktail yet one of the simplest you’ll make, the negroni is a must try if you want to impress. 

You’ll Need:

  • 25/50ml Didsbury Gin Blood Orange & Ginger
  • 15ml Campari
  • 15ml sweet vermouth

Method:

Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice.

Stir for 30 seconds to combine and chill.

Strain into old fashioned glass with one large ice cube.

Garnish with orange peel twist.

Don’t forget to share your creations with us using #DGatHome – @Didsbury_Gin on Instagram and @DidsburyGin on Twitter/Facebook. Happy Valentine’s Day!