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Valentine’s Day Cocktails

Feb 11, 2011 09:43PM ● By Ashley West


Ginger Kiss (recipe and photo provided by Domaine de Canton)

1 part Domaine de Canton (Ginger liqueur)
3 parts Champagne or Sparkling Wine

1. Squeeze the juice of a  lemon wedge or add a dash of lemon bitters. 
2. Serve in a champagne flute.

Flying Aphrodite

2 ounces Tequila Avion Reposado
1.5 ounces rose water (or Monin Rose Syrup mixed with water)
1 ounce prickly pear juice
¼ ounce fresh lemon juice
1.    Shake all ingredients over ice.
2.    Strain into a chilled martini glass.
3.    Garnish with a crimson rose petal and fresh strawberry.
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2 parts Maker’s 46 Bourbon
½ part Cointreau liqueur
½ part maraschino liqueur
½ part fresh lemon juice
Dash of Angostura Bitters

1.    Combine all ingredients into shaker filled with ice.
2.    Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.
3.    Sugared rim optional.