The perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail to share with your love! A combo of bourbon and strawberries, cheers!
With Valentine’s Day coming up, this cocktail is sure to be perfect for the bourbon lover in your life. Since Valentine’s Day is all about spoiling your love, why not make them a cocktail that is sure to tickle their fancy and let them know they are your sweetheart! Our drink, The Bourbon Sweetheart, which is an easy whiskey cocktail and a perfect Valentine’s cocktail is sure to be the the way to your lover’s heart!
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Bourbon Sweetheart Cocktail
Since lots of stuff on Valentine’s Day ends up being pink, we wanted to make a drink that would be a little different. Since some guys might shy away from a pink drink we wanted a drink that either sex would feel comfortable sipping. Making a nice bourbon drink keeps it manly while our use of strawberries keeps it elegant. I mean, bourbon and strawberries!
Combining bourbon and strawberries, this drink has a great balance between the sweet and tart of the fresh strawberries while the bourbon gives it enough of a boozy punch to make this drink perfect for a bourbon lover. A dash of bitters brings a hint of spice and complexity to the Bourbon Sweetheart, making this drink come to life.
Plus it is a great way to use those left over strawberries you didn’t happen to dip in chocolate while preparing for your hot date! Or try a spicy cocktail with our Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule!
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- .50 oz ginger liqueur
- 3/4 oz fresh squeeze lemon juice
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- 2 oz bourbon
- 2 strawberries, cleaned and cut into large pieces
- 3-4 oz club soda
- 3/4 oz rich simple syrup
Place strawberry pieces into a shaker.
Muddle strawberries and simple syrup.
Fill shaker with crushed ice and bourbon, ginger liqueur, lemon juice and bitters.
Shake and pour into a highball glass.
Top with club soda and garnish with a fresh strawberry.
Cheers, and may this drink lead to romance!
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 236 Total Fat: 2.3g Saturated Fat: 1.3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 23mg Carbohydrates: 18g Fiber: 0.6g Sugar: 15.5g Protein: 0.3g
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