Valentine Martini
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Valentine Martini
Cocktail recipe

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3.78 / 5
The Valentine Martini is a vibrant and enticing cocktail that perfectly embodies the spirit of romance and celebration. This delightful concoction features a luscious blend of tart lime juice and ... more The Valentine Martini is a vibrant and enticing cocktail that perfectly embodies the spirit of romance and celebration. This delightful concoction features a luscious blend of tart lime juice and sweet raspberry, harmoniously combined with the rich and fruity essence of raspberry vodka. Its bold red hue and the enticing aroma of fresh berries make it an ideal choice for intimate occasions, especially on Valentine's Day. Served in an elegant cocktail glass and often garnished with fresh raspberries and a lime rind spiral, the Valentine Martini provides a visually stunning and flavor-packed experience that tantalizes the taste buds and sparks the heart.
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Raspberry vodka
Garnish
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Lime, Raspberry
Alcohol content
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29.63% | 2.4 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Valentine Martini

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Half-fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes
Add all the ingredients and shake until a frost forms on the outside of the shaker
Double-strain into chilled martini glasses
Decorate with raspberries and a lime rind spiral on cocktail sticks and serve
~ This recipe makes two drinks. ~

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of vodka if I don't have raspberry vodka for the Valentine Martini?

Yes, you can use plain vodka as a substitute for raspberry vodka in a Valentine Martini. To maintain the fruity flavor, consider adding a splash of raspberry liqueur or extra raspberries to muddle before shaking.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some recommended garnishes for a Valentine Martini?

For a Valentine Martini, consider garnishing with fresh raspberries on a skewer, a twist of lime peel, or even a small heart-shaped cutout of lime peel to enhance the festive, romantic appeal of the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Valentine Martini?

A Valentine Martini is best served chilled in a cocktail glass. Ensure the glass is cold by placing it in the freezer for a few minutes before serving. This emphasizes the crisp, refreshing nature of the cocktail, making it more enjoyable.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

For what occasions is the Valentine Martini most suitable?

The Valentine Martini is ideally suited for romantic occasions, such as Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or date nights. Its sweet, fruity flavor and elegant presentation make it a great choice for adding a special touch to any romantic celebration.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Valentine Martini compare to that of a standard martini?

A standard martini usually has an alcohol content of around 30% to 40%, depending on how it's made, which is slightly higher than the 29.63% alcohol content of the Valentine Martini. The Valentine Martini is a bit milder due to the addition of fruit and sugar syrup, which dilutes the alcohol concentration slightly.

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