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Saint Valentine Cocktail

Saint Valentine Cocktail

Photo Courtesy: © Fonseca

The Saint Valentine was created by David Wondrich who is known for his historical take on drinks in books such as Imbibe!. This recipe, while obviously appropriate for Valentine's Day, need not be relegated to a lover's drink and one of those cocktails that fits into any occasion.

On his Esquire blog, Wondrich shares a recipe for Saint Valentine in a large batch and suggests using a 'full-flavored white rum such as 10 Cane or Flor de Caña.' Another excellent option for rum is Banks 5 Island, while on the ruby port side, I do have to stand by the Fonseca Bin 27 that is suggested in this particular single-serve recipe. It has a bright, fruity taste that is near divine in this drink.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Recipe Courtesy: Fonseca Porto

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