Valentine’s Day may be all about lovers and romance, but Galentine’s Day is about celebrating all the wonderful women you call friends. Galentine’s Day became a holiday in 2010, after Amy Poehler’s character in Parks and Rec created this celebration that occurs every day on February 13th. If you’ve never heard of this tradition, this year is a great time to start celebrating all the wonderful women in your life. So, gather your gals and plan an evening to enjoy all your favorite things together. And because delicious cocktails are probably on your favorite things list, we have the perfect recipes for your Galentine’s Day Celebration.

Raspberry Rosé Margaritas

INGREDIENTS
2 scoops raspberry rose sorbet
2 cups ice
4 oz. silver tequila
juice of 2 limes
salt for the rim

INSTRUCTIONS
Start by rimming your Margarita glasses with lime and salt. Next, combine all the ingredients, except the salt, in a blender and blend. Finally, pour the margaritas in the prepared glasses.

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Grapefruit And Basil Gin And Tonic

INGREDIENTS
50 ml. gin
Tonic water
1 pink grapefruit
2 fresh basil leaves

INSTRUCTIONS
Start by filling a highball glass with ice. Next, pour the gin over the ice until ¾ full. Top with the tonic water. Cut a thin slice of pink grapefruit for garnish and add the basil leaves.

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Pink Mojito

INGREDIENTS
2 oz. white rum
2 tsp. simple syrup
1 tbsp. cherry brandy
3 raspberries
1 lime cut into wedges
tonic water
mint leaves

INSTRUCTIONS
Begin by combining the lime wedges, mint leaves, raspberries, and simple syrup in a highball glass and muddling them. Next, fill the glass with crushed ice and pour the rum and cherry brandy over the ice. Use a bar spoon (or a regular spoon) to stir well. Finally, top with the tonic water and garnish with a mint sprig.

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Tequila Cherry Limeade


INGREDIENTS
3-6 oz. silver tequila
12 oz. of limeade concentrate
12 oz of cherry soda
1 lime
maraschino cherries

INSTRUCTIONS
First, pour the tequila into a large pitcher. Next, add the limeade concentrate and the cherry soda to the pitcher and stir everything together. Once the pitcher mixture is ready, pour ice over your individual glasses until 1/3 full and pour the limeade into each one. Cut a lime into 4 wedges to garnish each glass and top with a maraschino cherry.

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