Amour Rouge – Perfect Valentine’s Day Cocktail

Red Rum cocktail - Bacardi

With the Valentine’s Day holiday nearing, it’s time to plan that special night together. Maybe you have plans for a romantic stay at home and avoid the cold winter weather. Make it a special night to remember.

We recommend a quiet, romantic dinner for the two of you. As you sit down for your nice dinner, don’t forget to include a great tasting Valentine’s Day cocktail. Show your sweetheart how much you care and mix a tasty cocktail.

An Amour Rouge cocktail is a delicious libation that includes GREY GOOSE Vodka, Pineau des Charentes, citrus, bitters and a cluster of red currants. Offering a vibrant fruit taste, the the Amour Rouge cocktail also included a hint of aphrodisiac due to the black currants in the crème de cassis.

Here is the cocktail recipe for an Amour Rouge:
1 part GREY GOOSE Vodka
1 part Pineau des Charentes
½ part Crème de Cassis
2 tsp Lemon juice
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1 small cluster red currants
Lemon twist

Method: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with zest of lemon and cluster of red currants.


As you wind down on dinner, be sure to have some chocolates as it makes for the perfect dessert. With the smell of fresh red roses in the air, Take turns seductively serving each other pieces of chocolate. How romantic and what a VIP experience!

With dinner now over, the ideal after meal drink is a Red Rum cocktail. It’s made with BACARDÍ Superior rum. This deep red cocktail is the color of love and the perfect blend for Valentine’s Day.

Here is the cocktail recipe for a Red Rum:
2 parts BACARDÍ Superior rum
½ part sloe gin
2 parts red currants
½ part freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ part vanilla syrup

Method: Using a muddler (or bar spoon) roughly crush the redcurrants in the base of a cocktail shaker then pour in the other ingredients. Give it all a good, hard shake then fine strain the mixture into a chilled glass.


Enjoy a romantic time on Valentine’s Day with the Amour Rouge cocktail. If you like reading about delicious cocktails and other great tasting spirits, follow this luxury blog. If you want a romantic, luxury travel getaway, contact us to help you plan that special trip.

Photo: Bacardi


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