If you need help getting in the mood on Valentine's Day, 1) you may want to reconsider your current amour and 2) we've got 5 cocktails that will help bring sexy back, regardless of companionship.
To get you in the mood, try on a Trixie's Slipper: bourbon, grapefruit, creme de mure, honey, and cava. It's served in a champagne flute and people love it! Guys and gals both!
Liberty has a drink called Te Amo e Mezcal: Mezcal (duh), lemon juice, strawberry simple syrup, aphrodite bitters, and a smidge of salt. Everything is shaken and poured into a bucket (yes, bucket) with frozen strawberries as ice cubes and lemon peel. If you aren't turned on by your significant other drinking from a bucket, it wasn't meant to be.
Monsoon East has a sexy cocktail called Sparkling Nightshade: french brut, hendrick’s gin, parfait amour, lime juice and basil seeds served in a flute. Fancy!
There's a lot of drink on this downtown menu, but you can't go wrong with the Sexy Old Fashioned, which was also featured in Imbibe Magazine. It's a mix of rye, bourbon, benedictine, angostura and a dash of both pimento dram and simple syrup, stirred and strained over a large ice cube an garnished with an orange twist.
This Ballard booze parlor has an entire Valentine's Day cocktail menu split up into 4 parts: Dating, Intimacy, Commitment and Break-Up. Try the Between the Sheets--a combo of light rum, brandy, orange liqueur, and lemon juice. We'll let you guess which category it falls under.