Valentine’s Day Cocktails by Sobieski Vodka

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and what could be more romantic than Valentine’s Day specialty cocktails for your loved one?…hmmm, NOTHING! Whether you need pre-cocktails before dinner, or some alcohol to wind down the night, look no further than these tasty Valentine’s Day cocktails; ‘Hot Mama,’ ‘Swanky Toast,’ and ‘Don’t Talk…Just Kiss‘ all brought to you by Sobieski Vodka.

Hot Mama

Hot Mama

(Created by Tad Carducci) 

2 oz. Sobieski Vodka

3 oz. tomato juice

1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice

4 dime-sized slices of fresh ginger

8-10 fresh cilantro leaves

1/2 oz. soy sauce

Dash of Sriracha sauce (Thai spicy sauce) or your favorite hot sauce

Dash of salt and pepper

Steps:

  1. Muddle cilantro and ginger
  2. Add remaining ingredients
  3. Shake over ice and strain into martini glass rimmed with equal parts coarse salt, black pepper and chili powder

Garnish: Asian pickled cucumber

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Swanky Toast

Swanky Toast

(Created by Francesco LaFranconi)

1.5 oz Sobieski Polish Vodka

0.5 oz Marie Brizard Crème de Cassis

1 oz Cranberry Juice

Top with Brut-style Champagne (or Extra Dry-style for a sweeter taste)

Method: Pour the vodka, crème de cassis and cranberry juice in a shaker tin with half cup of ice and stir gently and strain into a flute or cocktail-martini glass. Top up with 2-3 of chilled champagne

Garnish: 3 fresh cranberries floating on the drink

Note: For an incredible “luxurious effect” coat the cranberry berries with 23 karat edible gold (source: www.orofino.com). Put some berries in a sandwich bag then add some gold flakes, seal the bag and shake for 4-5 seconds, the berries are now gold-coated.

 

Don't Talk...Just Kiss

Don’t Talk… Just Kiss

(Polish : Milcz i całuj)

(Created by Francesco LaFranconi)

1.5 oz Sobieski Polish Vodka

0.5 oz Grand Marnier

1 oz Pomegranate Juice

Top with Brut-style Champagne (or Extra Dry-style for a sweeter taste)

Method: Pour the Sobieski vodka, Grand Marnier and pomegranate juice in a shaker tin with half cup of ice and stir gently and strain into a flute or cocktail-martini glass. Top up with 2-3 of chilled champagne.

Garnish: Powdered sugar and half strawberry on the rim placed horizontal or vertical if flute is used.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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