Where would we be without love? That beautiful, mysterious thing, which – much like vanilla takes attention to cultivate. It exists in many forms, and Valentine’s Day gives us time to celebrate it, and the chance to show our appreciation through thoughtful gestures big and small. This article offers Valentines ideas with 5 of our favourite things from Sir Edmond Gin.
Heart-shaped candles, flowers, love songs: we love it all. We get to celebrate our bonds, surprise each other and combine pink and red. As you know Sir Edmond Gin likes to do things a little differently, so we made a selection of ideas to make this Valentine’s Day extra sweet. From signature cocktails to tunes, to getaways for two, here’s something for every lover!
5 Valentines ideas for lovers from Sir Edmond Gin
On Valentine’s Day, we drink pink! You know we love to revisit a classic, this time it’s the Flamingo Club, based on the iconic Clover Club. Fresh lemon juice, raspberry, and our very own Bourbon vanilla infused Sir Edmond Gin create a surprising, sweet, and tart blend of flavours to sweep you off your feet. This should be at the top of your Valentine’s ideas list to impress your loved one.
THE FLAMINGO CLUB
Cool your Martini glass. Pour 50 ml of Sir Edmond Gin into a shaker. Add 20 ml of fresh lemon juice. Add 15 ml of simple syrup or raspberry syrup. Add 4 pieces of raspberries. To smoothen your drink add 15ml of egg white or aquafaba if you’re vegan. Dry shake first, then add your ice and shake again. Double strain into cooled Martini glass and garnish with a raspberry.
50 ml Sir Edmond Gin
20 ml fresh lemon juice
15 ml simple syrup or raspberry syrup
15 ml egg white or aquafaba
Next on your Valentine’s ideas list, picture bright red strawberry slices swirling in your glass, mint for robust and crisp notes, and the signature warmth of Bourbon vanilla washing over you. Sounds divine, doesn’t it? Our G&T pick for Valentine’s Day is Strawberry & Mint, a romantic combination of sweet, herbal, and fresh perfect for date night with your special someone.
STRAWBERRY & MINT
Build over lots of ice & garnish with strawberry slices and a mint leaf.
50 ml Sir Edmond Gin
150 ml Premium Tonic
Music and cocktails: the perfect blend to set the mood. When it comes to Valentine’s Day, we take our soundtrack seriously, so add this to your Valentine’s ideas list. Head over to Sir Edmond Gin | Date Night on Spotify for some smooth, indulgent tunes sure to get you in the Valentine’s vibe.
Food (and gin) are the ways to our heart! This Valentine’s Day we selected Encore, the latest addition to the Simonis restaurant family. Situated in Scheveningen’s (NL) old fish auction hall, Encore features tall warehouse ceilings, with sleek modern lighting and design complementing its industrial frame.
They serve the freshest fish with a twist, ranging from sashimi to tacos, as well as an assortment of meats and other dishes – perfect for a pairing with a Sir Edmond G&T!
Last, but not least on your Valentine’s ideas list, float away to dreamland, or more specifically the Flora Batava Hotel in Nieuwersluis in the Netherlands. Set in a historical villa, Flora Batava offers a luxurious setting for a romantic couples’ getaway complete with a three-course meal, champagne and late check-out. The villa is surrounded by lakes, beautiful nature, and trees creating an inspiring setting to relax together!
Flora Batava is an idyllically located boutique hotel on the river Vecht. The tradition of hospitality comes to life in the 45 rooms and suites, the Bloei restaurant, a tea house and two meeting rooms. The special location invites you to be discovered. We look forward to welcoming you! Restaurant Bloei is situated in the historic villa of hotel Flora Batava.
Restaurant Bloei is accessible to everyone. The high ceilings, the intimate room en suite and the large glass conservatory create a cosy, informal and contemporary atmosphere. We are open for breakfast, lunch, high tea or a tasty dinner. We are happy to help you plan your perfect weekend or midweek getaway. In the Vecht region you can enjoy cycling, walking, boating, golfing or shopping.
Keep an eye on Instagram @siredmondgin for an exciting Valentine giveaway!
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