Seductive spirits

Presentation is everything. Sure, handing your Valentine a bouquet of roses is nice, but why not also invite him or her in for a drink?
“Why, what is this?” your beloved will ask, and you’ll demurely respond “A between the sheets,” with a wink. Let the seduction begin.

Flirtini – as seen on “Sex and the City”

1 oz. Vodka
2 oz. Champagne
2 oz. Pineapple Juice

Combine Vodka, champagne and pineapple juice in a highball or Collins glass (the short kind, not a martini glass) filled with ice.

Between the Sheets

1 oz. Cognac or Brandy
1 oz. Cointreau or Triple Sec
1 oz. Light Rum
1 oz. Lemon or Lime Juice

Combine ingredients in a shaker with cracked ice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

American Beauty

1 oz. Brandy
1 oz. Dry Vermouth
1/4 oz. Ruby Port
1/4 oz. Grenadine
1 oz. OrangeJuice

Mix everything in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or a highball glass filled with ice.


3/4 oz. Bourbon
3/4 oz. Rum
Dash Triple Sec

Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into a cocktail or martini glass or an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.

Red Hot Mama

1/2 oz.
1/2 oz. Orange Juice
1/2 oz. Tomato Juice

Combine ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice, stir and strain into a shot glass for a shooter or into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice for a cocktail.

One Night Stand

2 oz Vodka
1 oz Watermelon Pucker
Splash of cranberry juice
Splash of Sprite

Fill a cocktail shaker two-thirds full of ice. Combine the vodka and pucker and shake well. Strain over ice into a highball glass. Top with cranberry juice and Sprite. Y


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