It’s February and love is in the air!

Even if love isn’t something you’re celebrating this month, there’s always a reason to enjoy a tasty drink. If you’re more into cocktails than a bottle of red or white, these fun drinks will make your Valentine’s Day drink of choice feel special.


Hibiscus & Sage Highball

Available at Harold’s at Arlo Soho (NYC)

  • 2.5 dashes Sage tincture
  • .75 oz. house-made grenadine
  • .75 oz. Lime
  • 1.5 oz. Hibiscus infused Absolut Vodka
  • 3 oz. La Marca Prosecco

Glassware: Highball

Method: Add all ingredients to a mixing tin with ice. Shake vigorously, strain over fresh ice and garnish.

Garnish: Dehydrated Lime Wheel/Sage Sprig


Unlikely Negroni

Available at Dante (NYC)

  • 1 oz. Cabeza Blanco tequila
  • ¾ oz. Campari
  • ¾ oz. Cocchi Torino
  • ¼ oz. Kalani coconut liqueur
  • ¼ oz. Giffard banana liqueur
  • 1 bar spoon of Pok Pok pineapple drinking vinegar
  • 1 dropper of Thai chili tincture

Method: Stir and strain

Glassware: Nick & Nora

Garnish: 2 drops of sesame oil on top of a banana chip


The Garden Rose

Available at Gitano Jungle Room (NYC)

  • 1 oz Codigo Rose
  • .75oz St Germain
  • .75oz Simple
  • .75oz Lemon
  • 4 Shakes Rose Water
  • 1 Muddled Strawberry

Method: Shake and Strain into Coupe Glass

Top with Cava

Garnish: Mixed dried flowers


ACME Spritz

Available at ACME (NYC)

  • ¾ oz. Cocchi Rosa
  • ½ oz. Aperol
  • ¾ oz. rose-infused pisco*
  • 3 oz. lambrusco
  • Cucumber garnish

Glass: Bordeaux

Method: Stir Cocchi, Aperol, and pisco. Top w/ sparkling rose while still in mixing glass. Strain into a Bordeaux glass, over Kold Draft ice

Garnish: 3 cucumber wheels

*Rose Pisco: infuse 12g dried rose flowers into 1 bottle pisco for 20 minutes. Strain.


Bright Lights Big City

Available at The Rum House (NYC)

Created by Kenneth McCoy, Chief Creative Office of Public House Collective (The Rum House, Ward III)

  • .075 oz Old Overholt
  • 0.75 oz Laird’s Apple Brandy
  • 0.5 oz Giffard Rhubarbe
  • 0.5 oz Lemon Juice
  • 0.25 oz Falemum
  • 0.25 oz Demerara

Method: Shake and serve in Collins glass with pebble ice. Top with tonic and 4 dashes of mango bitters.

Garnish: Mint spring