Valentine's Day date idea: Romantic cocktails you can make at home

How to make an Amaretto-Cranberry kiss

Garrett Blackwood of Blue Label Bartending School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, created these Valentine's Day cocktails sure to please "him" and "her" for a romantic happy hour at home. 

PHOTOS: How to make romantic cocktails at home

Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss:

Chilled 6 oz. cocktail glass

1 oz. vodka

1/2 oz. Amaretto

2 oz. cranberry juice

splash of orange juice

Shake all ingredients in a a mixing tin half-full of ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Cherry Sling:

Collins glass with ice, and add the ingredients in the following order:

1/2 oz. grenadine

1 1/4 oz. gin of your choice

1 oz. sweet and sour

Then top with club soda, 1/2 oz. cherry brandy, and a cherry. 

 

 

 

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