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HBO & Basil Hayden’s Valentine’s Day Cocktails: Fire & Ice and Snookie’s Virtue

Basil Haydens Cocktails Sookies Virtue 200x300 HBO & Basil Hayden’s Valentine’s Day Cocktails: Fire & Ice and Snookie’s VirtueInspired by True Love & Game of Thrones

Basil Hayden’s has created two great cocktails that not only look the part, but taste great with unique ingredients making them as special as your someone special!  The Basil Hayden’s Sookie’s Virtue combines the fruit flavors of grapes and raspberries with Basil Hayden’s smooth finish, which creates a fruity cocktail that is perfect way to start the evening.  Looking to add some spice to your Valentine’s date, The Basil Hayden’s Fire & Ice should do the trick.  The cocktail mixes jalapeño, lime and pomegranate juice with Basil Hayden’s spicy finish creating a cocktail with just enough of a kick to keep you wanting more!

Basil Hayden’s Sookie’s Virtue

Inspired by HBO’s True Blood

1½ parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon

8 Red Grapes

2 Raspberries

¾ parts Lemon Juice

¾ parts Floral Tea Syrup (see recipe below)

Floral Tea Syrup

1. Combine 1 part of your favorite freshly brewed floral tea (jasmine, lavender, chamomile, etc.)

with 1 part sugar.

2. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved and refrigerate.

 

1. Muddle red grapes, raspberries, lemon juice and floral tea syrup in a mixing tin.

2. Add Basil Hayden’s Bourbon and shake vigorously for 7 seconds.

3. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a grape and raspberry.

 

Basil Haydens Cocktails Fire Ice 200x300 HBO & Basil Hayden’s Valentine’s Day Cocktails: Fire & Ice and Snookie’s VirtueBasil Hayden’s Fire & Ice

Inspired by HBO’s Game of Thrones 

1½ parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon

¾ parts Fresh Lime Juice

1 Slice Jalapeno

1 part Pomegranate Juice

½ part Simple Syrup

Splash of Soda Water

1. Muddle lime juice, jalapeno, pomegranate juice and simple syrup in a mixing tin.

2. Add Basil Hayden’s Bourbon and shake lightly for 5 seconds.

3. Strain into a Collins glass, add ice and top with soda water.

4. Garnish with a lime wheel and pomegranate seeds.

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