Food & Drink

Valentine’s Day Cocktails

By
Alexa
Zizzi

Heartbreak Harbor Margarita | Sirikunkrittaphuk from Getty Images

Heartbreak Harbor Margarita

For the salty sailor who could use a sweet kick on V-day, this sweet yet tart drink is perfect for your anti-Valentine’s Day party. This ocean-inspired twist on the classic margarita also makes for a perfect waterside cocktail.

Ingredients:

1 ½ oz blanco tequila

1 oz Blue Curaçao 

¾ oz freshly squeezed lime juice

Splash of orange juice

Kosher salt

1 lime and 1 orange wedge

Instructions:

For a salted rim, fill a small plate with lime juice and swirl your glass rim in it, then dip it into a plate of margarita salt and fill your glass with ice. In a separate cocktail shaker with a light amount of ice, pour in tequila, Blue Curaçao, lime juice and a splash of orange juice.  Shake thoroughly and strain into your glass and garnish with a lime or orange.

The Love Boat

Also known as “The Isaac,” this romantic red drink was created by original Love Boat cast member Ted Lange, who played Isaac the bartender. Inspired by his signature bright red jacket mixed with the show’s sweet theme, the delicious libation is a perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail for boat lovers.

Ingredients:

2 oz white rum

2 oz pomegranate syrup

½ oz fresh lime juice

Splash of club soda

Lime slice(s)

2 pineapple leaf spears

Instructions:

Fill highball glass with ice. In separate cocktail shaker, fill with ice, white rum, pomegranate syrup and lime juice. Shake and strain into highball glass and top it with a splash of club soda. Garnish with a fresh lime slice and two pineapple spears.

*Check out a special segment from Princess Cruises where actor Ted Lange gives a demo of the Love Boat cocktail that debuted on the cruise line in 2015.

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