2 Sexy Valentine’s Day Cocktails feat Grace O’Malley Gin


Valentine’s Day Cocktails

featuring Award-Winning Irish Gin

We were recently sent the following recipes from Grace O’Malley Spirits, ‘featuring their award winning gin, dedicated to the legendary Irish Pirate Queen’. Unfortunately the makings of the cocktails weren’t included in the email. But upon seeing the images and reading their ingredients, we felt they were too good not to share! And are especially suitable for this time of year when the temptation of making something special, including Valentine’s Day Cocktails, is on the cards.

Now get thee to an Off-Licence!


2 Sexy Valentine's Day Cocktails feat Grace O'Malley Gin - Westport Rose Cocktail


Valentine’s Day Cocktails #1

Westport Rose

Ingredients:

  1. 5 cl Grace O’Malley Heather Infused Irish Gin
  2. 3 cl sweet white Vermouth (for example Lillet Blanc)
  3. 1 tsp Aperol
  4. 4 dashes Rose Bitters (for example The Bitter Truth)
  5. Glass: cocktail coupe
  6. Decoration: rose petal

Method:

Fill a mixing glass with ice cubes and add the ingredients. Stir on ice, then strain into a coupe or martini glass. Add the rose petal.


2 Sexy Valentine's Day Cocktails feat Grace O'Malley Gin - Chocolate Gin Cocktail


Valentine’s Day Cocktails #2

Chocolate Gin

Ingredients:

  1. 5 cl Grace O’Malley Heather Infused Irish Gin
  2. 1 tsp Dark Chocolate liqueur (the non-creamy dairy free type, such as Mozart Dark Chocolate or Giffard)
  3. 4 dashes Chocolate Bitters (for example The Bitter Truth)
  4. 2 cl Lime Cordial (for example Rose’s Lime Juice)
  5. Glass: cocktail coupe

Method:

Fill a mixing glass with ice cubes and add the ingredients. Stir on ice, then strain into a coupe glass.


About Grace O’Malley:

Throughout her life Grace O’Malley ‘was an active and fearless mariner and pirate, a great negotiator with impressive political acumen, a wife, lover, mother and matriarch. Grace had her own epic love story that takes place during a time of great change and upheaval in 16th century Gaelic Ireland when she forged a path to power and leadership by land and by sea in the west of Ireland with her husband, Richard in Iron Bourke. Their castle, Rockfleet, still stands today on the northern shore of Clew Bay.’

About Grace O’Malley Spirits:

‘Celebrating female leadership through rebellious spirit, Grace O’Malley Irish Whiskey and Spirits believes in Grace as not just one of Ireland’s, but the world’s most inspirational and extraordinary female trailblazers. Like the Irish Pirate Queen, who earned her maintenance by land and sea, Grace O’Malley procures fine spirits from the best of Ireland and worldwide adventures to create something truly special in, and from the heart of Co. Mayo.’

courtesy of Grace O’Malley Spirits


Further Reading: Bevvy of the Week – Romantic Valentine Drinks


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