Delicious Valentine’s Day Cocktails with Cruzan Rum

Cruzan Valentine Sparkler cocktail

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Lovers all around the world celebrate that special person in their life. For those who are attending a party or social event, be sure to enjoy a some delicious Valentine’s Day cocktails.

Cruzan Rum is a popular spirit brand. It’s rum products are drunk in many bars and nightclubs. With Valentine’s Day almost upon us, be sure to enjoy great tasting, Valentine’s Day cocktails.

Maybe you are planning to host a Valentine’s Day party or just want to make a delicious cocktail. We want to share some awesome cocktail recipes. Impress that special someone in your life or make sure your friends enjoy your social gathering.

These signature, spirited cocktails are provided by some of the best spirit brands. Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, Cruzan Rum, Laphroaig Scotch, and Knob Creek Bourbon.


Basil Hayden’s® Valentine Mule – by Rob Floyd (Los Angeles, CA)
2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon 3⁄4 part Fresh Lime Juice
1⁄2 part Simple Syrup
1⁄2 part Strawberry Jam Ginger Beer
2 dashes Angostura Bitters Rosemary Sprig (for garnish)

– Combine all ingredients except for ginger beer and shake with ice. Strain over ice into a rocks glass and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.


Cruzan® Valentine’s Sparkler
1 1/2 parts Cruzan® Aged Light Rum
1 1/2 part Vanilla Simple Syrup
1/2 part Unsweetened Fresh Cranberry Juice
2 parts Sparkling Wine

– Combine all ingredients in a champagne flute and stir twice. Garnish with an orange peel cut in the shape of a heart.


Be My Peat-Heart? – by NYC mixologist Andrey Kalinin
1 1/2 parts Laphroaig® Select Scotch Whisky
1/2 part Drambuie® Liqueur
1 part Bordeaux Red Wine
3 dashes Orange Bitters
Orange Peel (for garnish)

– Add all ingredients together in a mixing glass and stir. Strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass (served up). Garnish with a flamed orange twist.


Knob Creek® Sour Ginger – by Chef Mike Isabella
1¼ parts Knob Creek® Bourbon
2 parts Fresh Squeezed Ruby Grapefruit Juice
¾ part Domaine de Canton® Ginger Liqueur
½ part Lemon Juice
Lime Wedge, stuffed with Candied Ginger

– Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Add Ice and shake. Strain over ice in a rocks glass. Squeeze the lime wedge to disperse the candied ginger into the drink.


Let us know how you like the above Valentine’s Day cocktails. May romance be in the air and you have a terrific day.

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