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5 Gin Cocktails Perfect for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is only a few days away. Forget the Champagne, here are some beautiful, red, gin-based cocktails to try with that special someone in your life. 

1. The Beetroot Mess

This was the cocktail recipe included in our February French Gin Box, featuring Meunier’s Gin, an award-winning gin from the French Alps.

  • 50 ml Meunier's Gin 
  • 50 ml beetroot juice
  • Juice of ½ a lime

    Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled, coupe-style glass. Garnish with a slice of raw beetroot (optional).

    2. Sloe Gin Fizz

    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 44 ml lemon juice
    • 60 ml sloe gin
    • Soda water

    Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour into a highball glass and top with cold soda water.

    3. Pomegranate Martini
    • 30 ml pomegranate juice
    • Juice of ½ a lemon
    • 15 ml simple syrup
    • 30 ml gin

    Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with fresh pomegranate seeds (optional).

    4. Wedding Bell

    • 15 ml orange juice
    • 15 ml cherry brandy (we suggest Gabriel Boudier)
    • 30 ml dry gin
    • 30 ml Dubonnet

    Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled coupe-style glass.

    5. Negroni

  • 44 ml sweet, red vermouth (we suggest Dolin)
  • 44 ml Campari bitters
  • 44 ml gin

  • Pour ingredients into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice. Stir well and garnish with an orange peel twist.

    Cheers and have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

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