The 6 most romantic cocktails for Valentine's Day

The 6 most romantic cocktails for Valentine's Day

Everyone knows what day February 14 is. Whether you have a lover or just love yourself very much, we are here to prepare you for this day with the most delicious Valentine's Day cocktails picked by our Master Bartenders.

With Valentine's Day coming up, it's good to have a plan for how you will celebrate this day full of love. Some people celebrate with their beloved, others want to stay in bed all day eating chocolate and watching movies by themselves. Both ways are of course good to spend this day, but it is even better to combine your Valentine's plans with drinking cocktails.

Cocktail #1: Strawberry Margarita 

Say yes to Tequila! You can never go wrong with a Margarita on Valentine's Day. The Margarita is a very popular drink, not only because it is the most consumed tequila cocktail in the world, but also because there are so many variations of this cocktail! According to David Wondrich (cocktail historian), the Margarita is a version of a cocktail called "Daisy Cocktail. This is Spanish for Margarita.

Spice up your day with tequila combined with Bols Strawberry liqueur and we guarantee you a Valentine's Day to remember!

The full recipe can be found here!


Cocktail #2: Pornstar Martini

Everyone has heard of the Pornstar Martini cocktail by now. This truly modern classic cocktail, invented in 2002, is one of the most successful cocktails invented in the 21st century. This world-famous cocktail with its orange color and passion fruit was invented by Douglas Ankra and used to have another name: 'Maverick Martini', named after a club in Cape Town, South Africa. Under the name 'Pornstar Martini' this cocktail became known. 

With a little imagination, you could call the drinking ritual of the Pornstar Martini sensual. You start off deliciously fresh by spooning out half a passion fruit and the shot of sparkling wine and then continue fruity and fresh-sweet with the perfect balance of passion fruit, vanilla, and lime. Perfect for Valentine's Day, right?

The perfect combination of Bols Vodka, Passoã, and Bols Vanilla liqueur does not disappoint. By adding passion fruit juice and fresh lime juice, you are set for a great night.

The Pornstar Martini is often seen as a drink for women and we can't deny it, this is very likely true. So, if you want to surprise your wife or girlfriend, you can't go wrong with a good Pornstar Martini. 

Read the full recipe here!


Cocktail #3: Strawberry Cheesecake

Ok, so what's better than a delicious cake transformed into a cocktail? Nothing! On top of that, this cocktail is also extremely pink, which fits perfectly on this festive day. The Strawberry Cheesecake cocktail may seem like a cocktail that requires a lot of work, experience, or ingredients, but that's not the case at all! Just another reason to make this cocktail for your loved one. All you need are three ingredients, some strawberries, and ice. 

The perfect sweet and sour combination of Bols Strawberry liqueur and Bols Natural Yoghurt makes this cocktail perfect for Valentine's Day. Because let's face it, who doesn't love Strawberry Cheesecake?

Check out the full recipe here!


Cocktail #4: Vanilla Berry Crush

Is the Strawberry Cheesecake a little too sweet for the person you're surprising? No problem, we have more in store. The Vanilla Berry Crush is still sweet but has a fruitier and fresher taste.

The Bols Genever 21, Bols Strawberry liqueur and a dash of Bols Vanilla liqueur make a delicious cocktail to end your perfect day full of love. Add some wedges of lime, strawberries and sugar to this recipe and you're all set!

Check out the full recipe here!


Cocktail #5: Shades of Grey

Single men and ladies, we're not forgetting about you. The Shades of Grey is a cocktail you can drink during your stay-in-bed or couch day. No one is judging you! This cocktail also goes perfectly with a certain movie if you need a little movie inspiration....

This purple-colored cocktail is an easy cocktail with just a few ingredients. The combination of Bols Parfait Amour (Yes Amour liqueur, sorry singles. Think of it as self-Amour ��), Bols Genever Original, and mint leaves binds all the flavors together and makes the perfect combination for your cocktail. Add some (homemade) sugar syrup for a sweeter taste.

Ready to stay in bed and binge-watch all day! 

Check out the full recipe here!


Cocktail #6: English Rose

Planning to make an English breakfast for your loved one? Why not brighten it up a little extra with the English Rose cocktail at breakfast, since you're already in the English vibe anyway. 

This cocktail requires a few more ingredients, but what better day to get these ingredients in when you're doing it for love? The Bols Parfait Amour, Damrak Gin and Dry Vermouth will be worth adding to your collection. Using Damrak Gin adds a little orange flavor to this cocktail, which is a good addition.

To impress your loved one even more, you can dip the rim of the martini glass in sugar to make your cocktail look even fancier!

Read full recipe here!


To all couples, we wish you a happy Valentine's Day with your loved one. To all the singles (ready to mingle) who feel like they have to survive this day, good luck and don't forget to treat yourself to lots of chocolate and a good cocktail!

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