Will your Valentine’s Day be filled with diamonds, pearls, roses, candlelit whirlpool tubs, a couple’s massage, Caribbean getaway, chocolate truffles, stylish perfume or frilly lingerie? Or were you thinking more along the lines of all the unmentionables far too racy to spell out here. Pause for a moment, close your eyes and envision exactly what you want for Valentine’s Day. Chances are you won’t find everything you are searching for here, but we can certainly toast to all your fantasies coming true.
Everyone wants to score a perfect 10 on Valentine’s Day. The Intoxicologist can’t dole out the perfect Valentine gift, but I can suggest a tasty top 10 cocktail for your Valentine’s Day lover’s rendezvous.
Love Potion #10 Drink Recipe
Love Potion #10
2 ounces 10 Cane Rum
1/2 ounce Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
1/2 ounce Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
1/2 ounce Pineapple Juice
1/4 ounce Maraschino Cherry Liqueur
Place liquids in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with lemon slice.
Just for fun…
Jack Sparrow loved women almost as much as he loved rum. Possibly if he’d used the Love Potion #10 cocktail recipe he would have had better success.
Love Potion No. 9 by the Coasters, video from Pirates of the Caribbean, posted by BeachParrot08
Recipe provided by representatives of 10 Cane Rum (reprinted from 2009). Photography and commentary is my own.