1. Food
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Saint Valentine


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



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

Recipe Courtesy: Fonseca Porto

Would you like to receive cocktail tips and recipes every week? Sign up for the free cocktail newsletter and recipe of the week here and get the latest edition sent directly to your email.

  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. Cocktails
  4. Cocktail Recipes
  5. Rum Cocktail Recipes
  6. Saint Valentine Cocktail Rum Recipe by David Wondrich

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.