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Three Easy Valentine’s Day Cocktails

Romance is in the air and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  The brilliant chaps at The Lakes Distillery in Cumbria have come up with some absolutely delicious libations to enjoy with your Valentine.  Cupid has put his twist on some classic cocktails with these fantastic Cumbrian spirits!

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Grapefruit Fizz

Ingredients
50ml The Lakes Gin
50ml orange juice
25ml sugar syrup
100ml pink grapefuit juice

Method
In a glass, pour orange juice over ice. Combine gin, sugar syrup, and pink grapefruit juice.
Slowly pour ingredients over orange juice.

 

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The Strawberry Sour One

Indredients
50ml The ONE British Whisky
25ml sugar syrup
25ml fresh lemon juice
2 fresh strawberries, diced
Club soda and ice (to finish)

Method
Muddle the strawberries with the syrup and lemon juice.
Pour in the whisky and shake.
Pour into a short glass filled with ice and top with club soda.

You could also give this a gorgeous herby twist by adding some basil leaves in with the strawberries before you muddle them.

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Pink Lemonade Martini

Ingredients
50ml The Lakes Vodka
25ml Limoncello
50ml lemonade
50ml cranberry juice

Method
Shake vodka, cranberry juice,and limoncello.
Pour into a chilled martini glass with ice.
Top with lemonade.

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