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Get loved up with these Valentine’s Day whisky cocktails

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Valentine’s Day is around the corner and in true Ballantine’s spirit, we’re going against traditions. Love comes in many forms. Your bestie, your fur baby, your time off to travel the world. There’s plenty of ways to feel it.

So whether you’re celebrating independence, true love or the hobby that makes you happy, we’ve got a drink to do it with. Make your own Valentine’s traditions with Ballantine’s.

From pink drinks to spicy serves, here’s our favourite whisky cocktails to drink this Valentine’s (Ballantine’s) Day.

Whisky Hot Chocolate

Get the whipped cream out – it’s time for hot cocoa. Make your big Valentine’s night in a super cosy one with a mug of Whisky Hot Chocolate. Sweet, creamy and seriously warming. This Valentine’s cocktail is for those boxset and PJ nights. Top your hot chocolate with all your favourite toppings (marshmallows, fudge, cookie crumb and cream are on our list) and serve with heart shaped truffles.

Cherry Whisky Sour

Make this Valentine’s a wild one with our favourite Ballantine’s Wild cocktail, the Cherry Whisky Sour. This cheeky take on a classic serve uses our cherry flavoured whisky to keep things sweet – sure to surprise your Valentine’s crowd. Mix it with lime and cherry syrup for extra fruitiness.

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Cherry Whisky Sour

Class up the cocktails at your next big night in with this fruity twist on a much-loved classic; the cherry whisky sour.

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Cold Brew Kick

Meet the cool, laid-back cousin to the Espresso Martini. Simple to make but still gets you those sophisticated host points.

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Cold Brew Kick

Think espresso martini, but in a highball glass. The Cold Brew Kick is a laid-back whisky twist packed with a caffeinated punch to keep you in the loving mood all night long. Prep your cold brew before mixing with coffee liqueur and our smooth, scotch whisky over ice.

Spritz My Way

However you celebrate love, raise a glass with this whisky Prosecco cocktail. It’s fun, fizzy and worthy of any occasion. Make it solo or make it for friends. Sip it on the sofa or serve it with social moments. Spritz My Way is for drinking your way.

Spicy Whisky Sour

Give your Valentine’s Day a serious kick with our Spicy Whisky Sour. This fiery drink puts a spotlight on the RZA Presents: Ballantine’s X Flying Goose Sriracha Sauce, our latest collaboration that’ll get your taste buds tingling.

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Flying Scotsman

Embrace the fiery thrill and let our Flying Scotsman redefine your sipping experience. This cocktail was created using the RZA Presents: Ballantine’s x Flying Goose Sriracha Sauce.

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Blood and Sand

A sweet and fruity top shelf cocktail coming straight from Moxxi’s Bar for all you Vault Hunters out there

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Blood and Sand

The name might not sound particularly romantic but this neon pink cocktail is perfect for Valentine’s. Blood and Sand mixes sweet vermouth, cherry liqueur and orange juice with our limited Ballantine’s Finest Moxxi’s Bar Edition to create a sweet and fruity drink you can sip all night long.

Berry Beer

A drink everyone will love. Berry Beer is our ultimate crowd pleaser. Whisky? Tick. Beer? Tick. Berries? Tick. Shake it, crush it, muddle it and serve with plenty of ice. For a Valentine’s Day celebration that’s in serious good spirits.

Passion Fruit Sour

Valentine’s Day is all about passion. For love, for friendship, for the things that make you, you. And we can’t think of a better drink for the passionate ones than the Passion Fruit Sour. This exotic, tangy take on the OG Whisky Sour uses our tropical fruit spirit drink and passion fruit puree to add extra fruitiness.

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Passion Fruit Sour

A fruity and exotic twist on a classic puts this cocktail into the fancy-party league. Mix it up if you’re aiming to impress.

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Whisky & Ginger Ale

Spicy and refreshing in one, kick things up a gear with the classic pairing of Ballantine’s whisky & Ginger Ale.

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Whisky and Ginger Ale

Mix up a smooth, sweet and slightly spicy drink to accompany your Valentine’s night. The Whisky and Ginger Ale is a classic pairing. You really can’t go wrong. Make it the simple way with Ballantine’s Finest or add your own twist with ingredients like lime, honey and cinnamon.

Old Fashioned

There’s nothing wrong with traditions. And the Old Fashioned is a prime example. This classic whisky cocktail has a long history and an even longer list of variations (try our Apple Cider Old Fashioned for a sweet, fruity mix). Make it the Ballantine’s Way with our American Barrel whisky, brown cane sugar and orange bitters.

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Old Fashioned

Our favourite way to enjoy an Old Fashioned is with Ballantine’s 7 Bourbon Barrel Finish, with a couple of dashes of orange bitters to complement the sweet notes of the whisky.

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Do what you love. Drink what you love. Discover more whisky cocktails to drink this Valentine’s Day with Ballantine’s. There’s mixers, classics and drinks served hot.

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