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Last minute cocktails for a night of love

White on Rice Couple's Sidecar Cocktail
Crystal Head Vodka's Head Over Heels

Crystal Head Vodka’s Head Over Heels

Today is the day Cupid puts away his bow and arrows and  whips out his cocktail apps and recipes. It’s time for him to relax. If you haven’t had the time to throw together your quick cocktail list for two, here are a few tempting ideas for your perusal.

Head over Heels

1 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
1 oz. Orange Liqueur
1 oz. Fresh Orange Juice
¼ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
¼ oz. Rum

Method: Rub the rim of a martini glass with a lemon wedge, then dip it powdered sugar. Set aside. Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake well. Gently strain into the sugar-rimmed martini glass.  Please visit Crystal Head Vodka for more recipes.

Shaun the Bartender's Berry Pear Cocktail

Shaun the Bartender’s Berry Pear Cocktail

Berry Pear by Shaun the Bartender.  Shaun Daugherty never ceases to please.  You can watch Shaun whip up this little beauty at the link here and visit Shaun’s site here.


  • Cointreau
  • Vodka
  • Maraschino liqueur
  • Soda
  • Pear
  • Raspberry
  • Simple Syrup
White on Rice Couple's Sidecar Cocktail

White on Rice Couple’s Sidecar Cocktail

Sidecar Cocktail with Tangerine by White on Rice Couple.  Sometimes keeping the flavors fresh and giving an old fave a new twist is what keeps things hopping in a relationship.  Why not take that philosophy to your cuisine and cocktails as well?

  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz. Fresh Tangerine Juice
  • 1 1/2 oz. Bourbon (a nice small-batch bourbon preferred)
  • 3/4 oz. Triple Sec

For method and other fantastic recipes, visit White on Rice Couple.

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1 Comment on Last minute cocktails for a night of love

  1. I’m a week late, but with cocktails like this any time is good!

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