Christmas might have come and gone in the blink of an eye, which can only mean one thing… Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Whether you’re planning a romantic evening in with your loved one or you’re single and hosting a cocktail night, you can get in the mood for this special day with a delicious themed cocktail with one of our fine liqueurs.
Nothing says Valentine’s Day like chocolate… However, leave the trays at home and indulge in our mouthwatering Chocolate Vodka. This vodka is rich, silky and deliciously indulgent, making it perfect to add to boozy coffees, desserts or enjoyed neat. If you’re looking to impress your other half with a cocktail, try out a simple Chocolate Martini that is sure to satisfy even the most serious of chocoholics!
Easy Chocolate Martini
Cocoa powder, for the rim of the glass
60ml of Tamar Tipple Chocolate Vodka
45ml crème de cacao (or cream liqueur), plus extra for rim
Gather the ingredients.
Rim a cocktail glass with cocoa: Wet the rim by dipping it in a small dish of chocolate vodka, then dip or roll it in a dish of cocoa powder.
Pour the vodka and chocolate liqueur into a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes and shake vigorously.
Strain into the prepared glass.
If you prefer sweet, fruity flavours over chocolate, you have to try our delicious Tamar Tipple Cherry Vodka. The rich, deep red colour is perfect to enjoy on Valentine’s Day, especially with your favourite mixer! Succulent cherries give this drink a dark and fruity flavour, while the smooth texture and burgundy colour make it a wonderful companion to a glass of champagne or slice of gateau for the perfect way to end a romantic evening!
Cherry Bomb Cocktail
45ml Tamar Tipple Cherry Vodka
115ml ginger ale
1 Tbsp grenadine
Combine the ingredients and add ice.
Garnish with a cherry.
If you’re craving the salty sea air or you’re planning a romantic stroll on the beach, bring a little bit of the Caribbean home with you with our Tamar Tipple Coconut & Passion Fruit Rum Liqueur. This refreshing liqueur is perfect for those who prefer something light and refreshing and can be enjoyed with tonics, lemonade or sipped slowly over ice!
1/2 shot (22ml) Tamar Tipple Passion Fruit & Coconut Rum
1/2 shot (22ml) Peach Schnapps
1/2 shot (22ml) Citron Vodka/Plain Vodka
3 shots (132ml) Cranberry Juice
2 strawberries, for garnish
A wedge of lime (optional)
Sugar to rim the glass (optional)
To make strawberry hearts for the garnish cut a small "v" to remove the stem of the strawberry. Then cut it into slices.
You can rim your martini glass with sugar (if you want)- just use a lime/lemon wedge along the rim of the glass to get it wet and dip the glass in a plate with sugar.
Gently mix the Malibu Rum, Peach Schnapps, Vodka and Cranberry Juice together in a shaker (over ice if your Cranberry juice is not cold and pour it into the prepared glass.
Garnish your love martini with a couple of strawberry hearts and a strawberry on the rim! Enjoy!
Whether you’re kicking back with a cocktail with your friends or sipping one of our delicious drinks neat with your other half, we hope you have a wonderful Valentine’s Day from everyone here at Monarch Liqueurs!