20 Valentine’s Day Drinks to Impress Your Date
Celebrating Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to indulge in special treats and spend time with those you love most. A simple touch you can do to elevate the day is to make a delicious drink, whether that’s a luxury drink to serve alongside a romantic dinner or a fun pink drink to enjoy this Galentine’s.
Here at DASH, we’ve put together the ultimate list of our favourite Valentine’s Day drinks. You’ll find everything from fun mocktails, coffee and self-love drinks to alcoholic tipples your other half will love.
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Non-Alcoholic Drinks For Valentine’s Day
You don’t need to drink alcohol this Valentine’s Day to show your loved ones you care, because there are so many fun drinks to make without. From posh soft drinks to serve with dinner to pink mocktails to pour on arrival, a special Valentine’s Day drink is a simple touch that can go a long way. Take a look at some of our favourite non-alcoholic Valentine’s Day drinks:
Non-Alcoholic Pink Valentine’s Day Drinks
If, rightly so, you’re refusing to drink anything that isn’t pink this Valentine’s Day, we’ve got you covered. These pink drink ideas feel extra special and are so easy to make.
Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade - Blend fresh raspberries to make a puree and mix with lemon sparkling water for a refreshing and elegant drink.
Berry Hibiscus Iced Tea - Brew hibiscus tea, add honey, and let it cool. Mix with mixed berries and serve over ice.
Love Potion Spritzer - Mix one third cranberry juice and two thirds lime sparkling water for a quick pink soft drink.
White Chocolate Raspberry Soda - Make a white chocolate and raspberry syrup by heating equal parts raspberries, white chocolate chips and water in a saucepan. When cool, drizzle a few tablespoons over raspberry sparkling water and ice for a deliciously unusual Valentine's Day drink.
Pink Grapefruit Sparkler - Mix pink grapefruit juice and agave syrup, top with grapefruit sparkling water, and garnish with grapefruit slices
Soft Drinks to Serve With Dinner
Wine may be your go-to drink to serve with a romantic dinner, but what if you want something to pair that isn’t alcoholic?
Citrus Sparkling Water - Lemon or lime sparkling water is an elegant soft drink that won’t clash with any rich flavours in your Valentine’s Day meal.
Cucumber Mint Cooler - Cucumber slices, mint leaves, and cucumber sparkling water is a cool and refreshing drink to serve with any meal.
Ginger Beer - Ginger beer pairs well with spicy Asian, barbecue, and grilled dishes. Its bold and spicy flavour compliments the heat of curries, grilled meats, and fried foods.
Elderflower Presse - Elderflower presse is great served alongside light dishes like salads, seafood, grilled chicken.
Valentine’s Day Coffee Drinks
Valentine’s Day dates aren’t just for evenings - organising a coffee during the day can be just as romantic! Here are some tasty Valentine’s themed coffees you can opt for:
Red Velvet Latte - Combine espresso and steamed milk, add red velvet syrup, and top with whipped cream and red velvet crumbs.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Mocha - Prepare espresso and hot chocolate separately, then combine with strawberry syrup. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Cherry Almond Affogato - Prepare espresso and hot chocolate separately, then combine with strawberry syrup. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
Self Care Single Serve Drinks
With so many tasty treats and fun activities to enjoy on Valentine’s Day, a date can be pretty far down the importance list. If you’re celebrating this Valentine's Day loving yourself, there are plenty of wellness drinks to sip on during an evening of self care.
Turmeric Golden Milk Latte - Mix turmeric powder, ginger, cinnamon, and honey into warm milk. Stir well and enjoy the soothing benefits of this anti-inflammatory drink.
Coconut Lavender Hot Chocolate - Heat coconut milk, whisk in cocoa powder and lavender syrup. Top with coconut flakes for a cosy and fragrant hot chocolate.
Sparkling Citrus Detox Refresher - Combine grapefruit sparkling water with the juice of one orange. Add honey and garnish with lemon slices over ice.
Alcoholic Drinks For Valentine's Day
If you are fancying a tipple this Valentine’s Day, there are plenty of cocktails and alcoholic drinks you can choose from too. Here are some of our favourites:
Strawberry Mojito - Muddle fresh strawberries and mint leaves with simple syrup in a glass. Add white rum and top with lime sparkling water and ice. Garnish with a strawberry and mint sprig.
Sparkling Peach Rosé - Top rosé wine with a peach sparkling water for a fun and easy Valentine’s wine spritzer.
Classic Champagne Cocktail - Place a sugar cube in a flute, add a few dashes of bitters, and top with chilled champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Raspberry Rosé Sangria - Mix rosé wine, raspberry liqueur, and fruit in a pitcher. Let it chill for a few hours. Add raspberry sparkling water before serving.
Chocolate Strawberry Martini - Shake chocolate liqueur, strawberry vodka, and cream in a shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass and drizzle with chocolate syrup.
There are so many special drinks to choose from this Valentine’s Day. If you’d prefer to keep it simple, shop DASH’s sparkling water for a treat they’re sure to love.