Make this Valentines Day more special by making your loved one delicious cocktails From English Rose, Charming Admirer to Floral Bite, get your hands on these Do It Youself (DIY) recipes and woo your partner by your cosy bar corner or serve them to your friends in house parties.

Ajay Nayyar, Brand Ambassador of United Spirits, has curated some exclusive cocktails that have been prepared using Smirnoff Red along with Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve and Johnnie Walker Red Label.

* English Rose: Take a pause while holding this beautiful concoction of Johnnie Walker Red Label, Earl Grey tea, bitters and cinnamon.

*Glassware: Old Fashioned

* Ingredients:
Earl Grey Tea 30 ml
Cinnamon Syrup 10 ml
Angostura Bitters 5 Dash
Johnnie Walker Red Label 60 ml

* Method: Take all the ingredients in a mixing glass and stir it well with ice. Pour it over ice in an old fashioned glass.

* Garnish: Lemon Peel

* Essence of February: Propose your love mate in an aura of cranberry and whisky in a chilled cocktail glass

*Glassware: Martini or Cocktail Glass

* Ingredients:
Cranberry Juice 60 ml
Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve 60 ml
Amaretto Syrup 10 ml
Lime juice 10 ml
Lemon Slice

* Method: Take all the ingredients in cocktail shaker and shake it with ice. Pour it in a tall glass. Serve it with a lemon slice on the side.

* Garnish: Lemon Slice

* Charming Admirer: Romanticize with your loved one on this special day with a beautiful combination of vodka, lime juice and beetroot.

*Glassware: Old Fashioned

* Ingredients:
Beetroot Water 10 ml
Sweet Lime Juice 60 ml
Lime Juice 10 ml
Triple Sec 15 ml
Smirnoff Red 45 ml
Egg White 1

* Method: Take all the ingredients except beetroot juice and do a dry shake in a cocktail shaker. Add in some ice and shake hard. Pour the drink over ice in an old fashioned glass. Add beetroot water in the end to give nice red colour

* Garnish: Rose Petals

* Floral Bite: Sit back with your partner and enjoy the distinctive taste of the highly versatile Johnnie Walker Red Label bursting with bold, and spicy flavors served with Bitters and Ginger Ale.

*Glassware: Hi Ball

* Ingredients:
Johnnie Walker Red Label 45 ml
Angostura Bitters 5 Dash
Ginger Ale Top Up

* Method: Take a cocktail shaker and add all the ingredients in a with ice. Shake well and pour it in a chilled cocktail glass.

* Garnish: Mint Leaves

* Courtship: Cucumber meets Basil mingled with ginger and whisky makes a perfect drink for V day

* Glassware: Collins or Hi Ball

* Ingredients:
Basil Leaves 3-4 Nos
Cucumber 6-7 Slices
Ginger Juice 15 ml
Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve 45 ml
Tonic Water Top Up

* Method: Muddle the cucumber and tear basil leaves gently to add in a tall glass. Add the ginger juice, Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve and top it up with tonic water.

* Garnish: Cucumber Slice

* Pink Lips: Immerse in Pink while sipping delicious combination of Pomegranate juice with world’s largest selling vodka

* Glassware: Martini or Cocktail Glass
* Ingredients:
Pomegranate Seeds 10 -12 Nos
Pomegranate Juice 30 ml
Lime Juice 10 ml
Smirnoff Red 45 ml

* Method:
Start by muddling the pomegranate seeds and gently add the other ingredients. Shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour it in a chilled cocktail glass and add some pomegranate seeds on top for garnish.

* Garnish: Pomegranate Seeds

First Published | 8 February 2017 2:51 PM
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