Sultry Scotch Sips For Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2024

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to toast to your love than with a sultry scotch cocktail? This year’s mid-week Saint Valentine’s celebration calls for a luxurious dinner in, and Canada’s favourite single malt scotch whisky is pouring their hearts into romantic scotch serves sure to leave loved ones with a lasting impression.

Whether cooking up a delectable candlelit dinner at home or presenting a loved one with a thoughtful display of roses, Canadians of legal drinking age will show what their heart desires this Valentine’s Day by including their favourite single malt. The key to ensuring romantic celebrations are extra-sweet? Serving up a luxurious taste of Glenfiddich, stirred into a specially crafted cocktail or enjoyed neat. —Vita Daily

Hearts on Fire

Glenfiddich’s original 12 Year Old single malt scotch whisky is used to make this whimsical pink sour, perfectly suited to mark this Valentine’s Day with a delicious impression. The 12 Year Old‘s notes of fresh pear and subtle oak are perfectly complemented by raspberry, pomegranate, lemon, and a delicate foam, sure to make this vibrant cocktail a bigger hit than roses.

Shake and serve as a pre-dinner drink in a coupe glass garnished with fresh raspberries for a dainty, romantic touch.

  • 50ml Glenfiddich 12 Year Old
  • 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 15ml Raspberry Liquor
  • 15ml Pomegranate Syrup
  • 20ml Egg White
  • Fresh Raspberry garnish

Build ingredients in a cocktail shaker without ice and dry shake. Add ice and shake again until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with fresh raspberries.

Salted Chocolate Old Fashioned

Those who are fans of chocolate as an aphrodisiac will find this Old Fashioned to be the perfect mix of sultry and sweet to enjoy this Valentine’s Day. It combines Glenfiddich 14 Year Old’s rich notes of vanilla, brown sugar, and fresh pear with Galliano, chocolate bitters, and a touch of saline, which intertwine perfectly in this delectable serve. An easy cocktail to stir up in a great romantic gesture.

  • 60ml Glenfiddich 14 Year Old
  • 7ml Galliano
  • 6 dashes Chocolate Bitters
  • 2 drops saline solution

Stir ingredients in a mixing glass with ice until well chilled. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and garnish with a dark chocolate square.

Bean & Gone

This spirit-forward serve is an exquisite choice to replace even the most luxurious of chocolate truffles this Valentine’s Day. Its alluring notes of coffee liqueur, Oloroso Sherry, chocolate, and walnut are sure to make lovers swoon.

Crafted with Glenfiddich 15 Year Old, known for its warm, spicy flavours created using a Solera vat technique pioneered by former Malt Master David Stewart, the aged single malt expression is rich with layers of sherry oak, marzipan, cinnamon and ginger, lending itself seamlessly to the romantic Bean & Gone cocktail.

  • Glenfiddich 15 Year Old
  • 20ml Coffee Liqueur
  • 15ml Oloroso Sherry
  • 1 dash Walnut Bitters
  • 2 dash Chocolate Bitters

Stir ingredients in a mixing glass with ice until well chilled. Strain into a Nick & Nora and serve.

Glenfiddich Fire & Cane

Just as loved ones complement each other perfectly, this exquisite single malt is a bold fusion of smoky and sweet, with its campfire smokiness and toffee sweetness. Recently re-launched in a new, modernized bottle encased in fiery-hued packaging, Fire & Cane is the fourth offering from Glenfiddich’s pioneering Experimental Series, known to push the conventions and break boundaries of the traditional single malt scotch category.

Fire & Cane is exquisitely crafted by marrying peated whisky and malts matured in Bourbon barrels, followed by finishing in Latin rum casks. The resulting single malt is golden in colour with billowing soft peat, rich sweet toffee, and zesty fresh fruit, finishing with a lingering smokiness and sweetness. Sparks will fly when sipping on this smoky scotch, best served neat to savour its lasting delicious impression.


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