It's Valentine's Day, 24 hours filled with love, candy hearts, and obnoxious PDA. To get in the mood, you can wait for Cupid to shoot his arrow into your butt — or you can have a few drinks.
Miami's favorite bars are ready to cater to your every emotion this Valentine's Day, so whether you're cozying up to a loved one or looking down heartbreak hill, you'll feel the love from these festive tipples.
From tiki-style highballs topped with flowers to his and hers drink pairings, these are Miami's top Valentine's Day cocktails.
1-800-Lucky. Stop into Wynwood's favorite food hall for a stunning tiki-style drink. The Love You Long Time ($13), concocted with Jack Rye, grapefruit, lemon juice, pineapple, and Peychaud's bitters, will be available all day on February 14. Ladies receive complimentary libations from 9 p.m. to midnight at the food hall's Thursday Ripefruit Party series. 143 NW 23rd Ave., Miami; 305-768-9826; 1800lucky.com
Addikt at W Miami. Go for the breathtaking views but stay for the French Kiss cocktail. The passion-inspired tipple is the epitome of romance with strawberries, rose champagne, and rose tequila garnished with a single rose petal ($15). 485 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305-503-0373; wmiamihotel.com.
Brimstone Woodfire Grill. The bar and grill, located in Doral City Place, is offering a His & Hers cocktail pairing priced at $13 per drink. "His" combines bourbon, Chambord, simple syrup, cherry bitters, and fresh strawberries. "Hers" is a sweet yet tart libation shaken with Svedka vodka, Sugar Island coconut rum, peach schnapps, and freshly squeezed lemon juice. 8300 NW 36th St., Doral, 786-837-8960; brimstonedoral.com.
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Doc B’s Restaurant and Bar. Doc B's has the perfect cocktail for you and all your issues. The Crazy Beautiful ($13) is topped with dried hibiscus flowers and shaken with CH vodka, elderflower liqueur, and spiced pear. 301 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 786-864-1220; docbsrestaurant.com.
Repour Bar. The crafty mixologists at Repour have designed the perfect love elixir. The Auld de Amorex is a spirit-heavy, dry cocktail with hints of fresh berries and a finish of rich chocolate. In addition, the bar is offering a special wine and cheese pairing for $25 from 5 to 9 p.m. 1650 James Ave., Miami Beach; 305-913-1000; repourbar.com.