Five Pretty-in-Pink Spirits for Valentine's Day
There's no doubt that pink is the color of love. And despite its old-school reputation as a less than manly hue, today's dude should totally be able to down a rosy drink or two without feeling less than masculine.
So for women and men alike this Valentine's Day, we've rounded up five pretty pink spirits to pay tribute to the most important organ of all on this special day: the heart. And not to worry, none of these selections will break the bank. So you'll have plenty of cash left over for diamonds, chocolates, and all that jazz.
Rosa Regale. The sweet, sparkling red wine is a romantic shade of burgundy - and it's just strong enough to inspire a little lightheadedness. Goes great with those rich, sexy chocolate truffles you scored for dessert - and all things even better than chocolate.
Tequila Rose This strawberry cream liqueur dosed with a dash of tequila is sweet, creamy and seriously irresistible. At only 15% ABV, a few shots of this tasty treat won't knock you on your ass. So you'll stay sober enough for the after-dark activities.
André Blush California Pink Champagne Let's not put on airs here - we're all fans of booze that's less than $7 a bottle. Andre is the best of the bottom-shelf bunch, and with a handy-dandy screw-top, it can even be resealed. Not that there'll be any leftovers after your tete-for-two.
Barefoot Pink Moscato California Champagne Candied berries and fresh cherries. Gumdrops and lollipops. Sugar and spice and everything nice. Ok, maybe not spice ... but it's everything nice, certainly. Just like the woman (or man?) you love.
Chandon Classic Rose A rich, fruity treat, this deep-pink sparkling wine goes great with seafood. Oysters are an aphrodisiac, after all. Stay away from the anchovies though. And the garlic. And the onions. Some foods don't lend themselves to canoodling.
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