Chances are, guys aren’t as into the Valentine’s Day hype as ladies are – instead of buying flowers or boxers, show some love and creativity by preparing a well-made drink for your Valentine! The below “Lovestruck by Lemon” or “Cupid’s Cider” cocktails would be the perfect way for your readers to surprise their date and thank him/her for the gifts – while enjoying some quality time together, of course!
This Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday so ladies can look forward to a romantic, stress-free evening by giving their man just what he wants – Hornitos® Black Barrel. The “whiskey-like” tequila makes a great gift for tequila and whiskey lovers alike, and one of the below recipes is all the couple will need to make the evening special.
LOVESTRUCK BY LEMON
– 1 ¼ Parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
– ½ Part Lemon Juice
– ¼ Part Agave
– Lemon Wedge
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
– 1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
– ¾ Part Apple Cider
– 2 Parts Water
– ¾ Part Cinnamon Syrup *
– 1 Part Lemon Juice
– 2 Dashes Angostura® Bitters
Preparation: Combine all ingredients together and serve. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and an apple wedge. Can be served hot or cold.
*To make cinnamon syrup: Mix together 1 part sugar, 1 part water and 4 crushed cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil (approximately 1-2 minutes). Once cooled down, strain into a glass.