If there is one day of the year that is perfect for drinking cocktails it is Valentine’s Day.
There is something incredibly romantic about cocktails, and no matter whether you are enjoying them with your partner, or your friends, they are perfect for celebrating.
There are all sorts of cocktails that you can enjoy all year round. But there are some cocktails that are extra-special when you enjoy them on Valentine’s Day.
In this guide, we’ll be taking a look at 26 romantic Valentine’s Day cocktails that are perfect for celebrating. So, if you want to find out more, keep on reading!
If you want a cocktail that will make your Valentine fall in love with you, look no further than this Love Potion cocktail. With a classic Valentine’s red appearance, this cocktail is guaranteed to be a hit.
Even if the Love Potion doesn’t actually work, at least it will taste good!
Sex on the Beach is great all-year round, but it is even better on Valentine’s Day! Sex on the Beach is a classic cocktail, and its fruity flavor means that it is a firm favorite among most people.
It’s nice and pretty to look at too, so perfect for pairing with your Valentine’s Day dinner.
It goes without saying that the aptly named “Valentine’s Day Cocktail” is perfect for serving on Valentine’s Day. It is fizzy and bubbly and packed with red ingredients.
From grenadine to cranberry juice, this cocktail is full of flavor and perfect for a Valentine’s Day brunch with your Galentine’s.
Chocolate flavored cocktails aren’t for the faint of heart, but nothing screams Valentine’s Day quite like chocolate.
That is why we love this cocktail so much, because it is perfect for pairing with a box of chocolates that you have received off your other half.
This cocktail is incredibly sweet, but if you can’t enjoy a sweet cocktail on Valentine’s Day, when can you?
Put a romantic spin on the classic gin fizz with this Valentine’s recipe. The main difference between this and a regular gin fizz is the color of the drink itself.
Instead of being clear, this gin fizz recipe has a romantic pink color from the ingredients used. It is perfect for celebrating, and simple to make too.
Some people just love shots. If you are one of these people, then this Red Hot Valentine’s Shot recipe is perfect for you. Most shots consist of a single type of alcohol, but not this one.
It has a kick from the use of Fireball, but also contains grenadine and cherry vodka for a nice, full flavor. If you aren’t afraid of a hot shot, then this cocktail is the one for you!
Or, if you prefer a sour cocktail, you should check out this Strawberry Sour Candy Cocktail (see also ‘30 Fruity And Fresh Strawberry Cocktails‘). Some people prefer sweets to chocolate, and this cocktail is perfect for you if you are one of these people.
With sherbet sweets to offset the sweetness of the strawberries, this cocktail has a perfect balance, and that is why we love it so much.
How about making a Bourbon Sweetheart for your sweetheart? See what we did there? This is the perfect cocktail for making your other half feel special, and it is even better if your other half loves bourbon.
Whiskey cocktails are an acquired taste, but if you like whiskey, you will love this.
9. Woo Woo
Anybody who has played the Sims will be familiar with what “Woo Woo” means, but did you know that it is also the name of a cocktail?
This red cocktail is incredibly sweet, and it really is made for Valentine’s Day. Its name only makes it even more perfect for this day of romance.
Some of the best Valentine’s cocktails will be ones that put a spin on a traditional cocktail. A great example of this is the To Be Mine Valentine’s Mule.
This cocktail is essentially a modified Moscow Mule designed to be prettier and more romantic, while retaining the delicious flavor of a Moscow Mule. We love this cocktail, and you will too!
11. Kiss From A Rose
Named after the classic Seal song, Kiss From a Rose is the perfect cocktail for your Valentine’s Day date.
Like many cocktails, this recipe uses vodka to achieve its delicious flavor, and if you want to be fancy, you could even use Gray Goose vodka like this recipe advises. Make your loved one feel special with this sophisticated cocktail.
Just because you are following a keto diet, that doesn’t mean that you should miss out on a romantic cocktail on Valentine’s Day.
So this keto Valentine’s cocktail is for you. It is simple to make, and incredibly pretty too. You will feel like you are having a real treat when you drink this cocktail.
13. Raspberry Kiss
From a kiss from a rose to a kiss from a raspberry, this raspberry kiss cocktail is everything that you could ever want on Valentine’s Day.
It tastes delicious, and looks beautiful too. It is sweet and exciting, and guaranteed to be a hit no matter who you serve it to.
14. Cupid’s Colada
If you love a Piña colada, but want to make it romantic, then you should check out this Cupid’s Colada. It is creamy and delicious, and perfect to serve following a romantic meal with your other half.
Or you could serve it to your friends as an Instagrammable Galentine’s cocktail – either way it will be a hit!
If you are planning on sharing a kiss with your loved one, then you need to try out this His-n-Hers cocktail recipe.
This recipe creates 2 cocktails that taste delicious independent of one another, but also taste amazing when you share a kiss and the flavors come together. Don’t believe us? Just try it.
The Cosmopolitan is a classic, so we won’t say too much about it.
But it goes without saying that the red color of a Cosmo is perfect for Valentine’s Day, no matter whether you are drinking it with your Valentine or your friends.
Valentine’s Day is one of the coldest days of the year, so there’s no doubt that a hot chocolate would go down a treat on this Holiday.
However, this Spiked Hot chocolate recipe will be even better. The only thing that can make chocolate better is alcohol, and this cocktail recipe is a testament to that.
Raspberries are synonymous with Valentine’s Day, and that is what makes this Raspberry Daiquiri recipe perfect for Valentine’s Day.
It is sweet and beautiful, and one that you will love. If you love a strawberry daiquiri, then you will adore this raspberry daiquiri.
If you love the movie Grease, then you will probably be familiar with the Pink Ladies. That is why we think this cocktail is perfect for drinking when you are celebrating Valentine’s Day with your Gals.
Nothing is more important than friendship, so why not celebrate your Girl Gang with this yummy cocktail.
Alternatively, if you aren’t afraid of a challenge, then you will likely love this Tiramisu white Russian recipe. This cocktail recipe uses a lot of different ingredients to achieve its unique flavor, but the hard work is definitely worth it once you take a sip.
So, if you want to show your other half that you care, this cocktail recipe is perfect.
Or, if you are hosting a Valentine’s get together, then this sparkling cranberry sangria is perfect. You can essentially serve this recipe as a punch, and your guests can help themselves.
It has a rich red color and a sweet flavor. It really is made for Valentine’s Day.
There isn’t much that is sweeter than honey, but this cocktail is. No matter whether you refer to this cocktail as Sweet as Honey or as Bee’s Knees, it is incredibly sweet and perfect for serving to your honey.
It is simple to make and incredibly effective. We love this recipe, and so will your love.
23. Espresso Martini
If you want to serve a coffee cocktail after your Valentine’s meal, then we would recommend opting for an Espresso Martini.
Espresso Martinis are incredibly popular all over the world, so why not serve one on Valentine’s Day? It’s as good a day as any.
Or, if you would prefer a sweeter martini, then we would recommend opting for a passion fruit martini (see also ‘13 Of The Most Delicious Passion Fruit Cocktails‘). Passion fruit, or Porn star, martinis have become incredibly popular in recent years, and it is easy to see why.
They are easy to make and full of flavor, great for any occasion.
25. Pink Negroni
Another sweet cocktail that is nice and easy to make is the pink negroni. This cocktail contains just a handful of ingredients, but it is still packed with flavor.
It is a beautiful pink/red color, and it will look great as part of your Valentine’s Day spread. It is definitely one to try.
Finally, we have the Sweet Manhattan Cocktail. All sorts of Rom Coms are based in New York and Manhattan, which is why this cocktail is so perfect for Valentine’s Day.
Your loved one will love this cocktail just as much as we do.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is The Most Romantic Cocktail?
Easily the most romantic cocktail on this list is the Valentine’s Day cocktail. However, if you aren’t a big fan of the ingredients in this cocktail, we would recommend opting for the His-n-Hers cocktail instead.
Which Glass Should I Serve My Cocktail In?
Different types of cocktails are better suited for different glasses. Most of the recipes in this guide recommend which glass you should serve your cocktail in.
So we would recommend following the advice given for the specific cocktail you are making.
Can I Make My Own Valentine’s Cocktail?
Yes, you absolutely can make your own Valentine’s cocktail.
Most of the time, when you are making cocktails there is an element of trial and error to it, but with the right ingredients you can easily make your own unique Valentine’s cocktail.
In this guide, we have taken a look at 26 romantic Valentine’s Day cocktails that are perfect for celebrating. So, if you are looking for the perfect cocktail for your loved one, check out the guide above.
Thank you for reading!