5 Red Cocktails to Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine is best remembered as a priest who carried out secret marriage ceremonies for young couples who wished to be married during the reign of Emperor Claudius II. Claudius was looking to increase his army with young recruits during that period and believed that marriage would distract young soldiers from their duties. When Claudius became aware that Valentine was conducting secret marriage ceremonies, he sent him to prison and ultimately had him executed. Today, the feast of St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated with a romantic twist, by exchanging greeting cards, flowers and candy with loved ones. The Drink Kings’ many subjects enjoy sipping on cocktails to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day, and generally, do not order executions. Here are 5 red cocktails to get in the spirit:


1. Love Potion


2. Lombardia Rossa


3. Lady Diana


4. Scarlett O’Hara

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5. Gin and Sin