Cocktail Hour | Valentine’s Day Edition

Elyx Vodka Valentines Cocktail

Guyssss it’s Valentine’s Day on Sunday. For some folks that means cozying up with BAE and a bottle of wine, while for others it’s downing shots at the bar to wash away your sorrows or celebrate your singledom. This year Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday, which would normally be a bit of a buzzkill, but Monday is President’s Day, and as a result lots of you will be basking in the glory that is a four day weekend. So … bottoms up!

In the spirit of love, I went hunting around the Internet for a drink that screamed “love me!” As I was looking, I realized that apparently I’ll consider any drink that’s red and/or sweet a Valentine’s Day drink, so narrowing down the choices was difficult. But I did it for you guys… because I love you.

Copper Rose

Elyx Vodka Valentines Cocktail
via Elyx Vodka & The Observer


  • 2 oz. Elyx vodka
  • 2 oz. Cranberry juice
  • 1 oz. Sugar syrup
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz. Bitters
  • 6 to 8 Raspberries


  • Lightly muddle raspberries and add other ingredients.
  • Shake and fine strain into a highball over cubed ice.
  • Garnish with a raspberry.

Look at that – simpleĀ and delicious. So go ahead, impress that special someone on Sunday night… or make a batch for you andĀ besties to celebrate Galentine’s Day.

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