6 Quick and Easy DIY Cocktail Recipes for Tonight (or Any Other Night)

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The hardest part is knowing what to get him. What would he like? Rest assured, we're here to help. If you plan on spending a romantic day indoors, cutting the crowd n drama and narrowing it down to just the two of you, these six easy to make cocktail ideas will brighten your day.

Bonus: Most of the ingredients are sitting in your bar right now!

1. Essence of February

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Propose your love mate in an aura of cranberry and whisky in a chilled cocktail glass.

Glassware: Martini or Cocktail Glass.

Ingredients:

  • Cranberry Juice 60 ml
  • Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve 60 ml
  • Amaretto Syrup 10 ml
  • Lime juice 10 ml
  • Lemon Slice

Method: Take all the ingredients in cocktail shaker and shake it with ice. Pour it in a tall glass. Serve it with a lemon slice on the side.

Garnish: Lemon Slice.

2. Courtship

Cucumber meets Basil mingled with ginger and whisky makes a perfect drink for V day.

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Glassware: Collins or Hi Ball.

Ingredients:

  • Basil Leaves 3-4 Nos
  • Cucumber 6-7 Slices
  • Ginger Juice 15 ml
  • Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve 45 ml
  • Tonic Water Top Up

Method: Muddle the cucumber and tear basil leaves gently to add in a tall glass. Add the ginger juice, Black Dog Triple Gold Reserve and top it up with tonic water.

Garnish: Cucumber Slice.

3. Charming Admirer

Romanticize with your loved one on this special day with a beautiful combination of vodka, lime juice and beetroot.

Glassware: Old Fashioned.

Ingredients:

  • Beetroot Water 10 ml
  • Sweet Lime Juice 60 ml
  • Lime Juice 10 ml
  • Triple Sec 15 ml
  • Smirnoff Red 45 ml
  • Egg White 1 Nos

Method: Take all the ingredients except beet root juice and do a dry shake in a cocktail shaker. Add in some ice and shake hard. Pour the drink over ice in an old fashioned glass. Add beetroot water in the end to give nice red color.

Garnish: Rose Petals.

4. Pink Lips

Immerse in Pink while sipping delicious combination of Pomegranate juice with world's largest selling vodka.

Glassware: Martini or Cocktail Glass.

Ingredients:

  • Pomegranate Seeds 10 -12 Nos
  • Pomegranate Juice 30 ml
  • Lime Juice 10 ml
  • Smirnoff Red 45 ml

Method: Start by muddling the pomegranate seeds and gently add the other ingredients. Shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour it in a chilled cocktail glass and add some pomegranate seeds on top for garnish.

Garnish: Pomegranate Seeds.

5. Floral Bite

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Sit back with your partner and enjoy the distinctive taste of the highly versatile Johnnie Walker Red Label bursting with bold, and spicy flavors served with Bitters and Ginger Ale.

Glassware: Hi Ball.

Ingredients:

  • Johnnie Walker Red Label 45 ml
  • Angostura Bitters 5 Dash
  • Ginger Ale Top Up

Method: Take a cocktail shaker and add all the ingredients in a with ice. Shake well and pour it in a chilled cocktail glass.

Garnish: Mint Leaves.

6. English Rose

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Take a pause while holding this beautiful concoction of Johnnie Walker Red Label, Earl Grey tea, bitters and cinnamon.

Glassware: Old Fashioned.

Ingredients:

  • Earl Grey Tea 30 ml
  • Cinnamon Syrup 10 ml
  • Angostura Bitters 5 Dash
  • Johnnie Walker Red Label 60 ml

Method: Take all the ingredients in a mixing glass and stir it well with ice. Pour it over ice in an old fashioned glass.

Garnish: Lemon Peel.

With inputs from Mr. Ajay Nayyar, Brand Ambassador, United Spirits.

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