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3 Sexy Valentine’s Drinks to Try

Drink #1: Tickled Pink Cocktail

$$ Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 6 tablespoons Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur
  • 6 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 6 tablespoons Malibu Rum or other coconut flavored rum
  • 1 tablespoon grenadine
  • 1 (750 mililiter) bottle chilled Champagne


Place first 5 ingredients in cocktail shaker. Shake 15 seconds, then strain cocktail into 6 Champagne glasses, divide equally. Divide Champagne among glasses and serve.

Tickled Pink Cocktail

Drink #2: Blow Pop Martini 

$$ Ingredients:

  • 16 pieces bubblegum, preferably Double Bubble, cut in half
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) vodka
  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) freshly squeezed lemon juice (from ½ lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) freshly squeezed lime juice (from ½ lime)
  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) simple syrup
  • 1/2 egg white* or 1 tablespoon pasteurized liquid egg whites (optional)
  • 1 cup ice
  • *The egg white in this recipe is not cooked. If there is a problem with salmonella in your area omit the egg white or use pasteurized egg whites.


In large airtight container, combine bubblegum and vodka. Seal and allow to infuse, stirring every 6 hours, for 24 hours. Pour vodka through fine mesh strainer, discarding bubble gum.

In cocktail shaker, stir together 2 ounces bubblegum-infused vodka, lemon juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and egg white if using. Add ice and shake vigorously for 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe glass.

Blow Pop Martini

Drink #3: Very Sexy Martini

$$$ Ingredients:

  • 3 Raspberries
  • 5 Mint leaves
  • 1 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • 1.5 oz Premium citrus vodka
  • 1.5 oz Moët & Chandon Rosé Imperial Champagne


  1. In a shaker, muddle the raspberries and mint.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients except the Champagne and fill with ice.
  3. Shake, and strain into a Martini glass.
  4. Top with the Champagne and garnish with a mint spring and a raspberry.

Very Sexy Martini


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