If you’re planning for a romantic evening this Valentine’s Day, a great cocktail can complement the night, giving you the chance to impress your sweetheart with your mixology skills. To help you out we teamed up with Darren Makowsky, the new central region Spirits Specialist at Craft + Estate for 5 seductive Valentine’s Day cocktail recipes that’s certain to put your sweetie in the right mood for a passionate evening.



1.5 ozs Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka

.5 oz Orange Juice

.5 oz Simple Syrup

Shake and add .25 oz Balsam Amaro


Amor cocktail


180* of Love

1 oz Tullibardine Scotch Whiskey

1 oz Nardini Mandorla

.5 oz lemon juice

.5 oz simple syrup

180* of Love



Be Mine

1.5 ozs Rough Rider Rye Whiskey

.5 Nardini Amaro

.5 chocolate oil and bing cherry syrup

Condensed Milk

Be Mine



No Separation

1.5 ozs Boomsma Jonge

.25 oz Nardini Acqua di Cedro Liquer

.5 oz Del Professor Rosso

Stir with Thyme and Lemon Peel

Add Montand Sparkling Wine

No Separation Cocktail



Slow Burn

1.5 ozs Kinahan’s Irish Whiskey

1 oz fresh orange juice

Shake and serve

Slow Burn Valentine Cocktail



All spirits used are currently available in the central Texas retail market. 

Craft Spirits

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