The Perfect Prescription
If you plan to wet your whistle with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day, there are a few rules to follow. Number one, tequila shots are best avoided. Number two, to ensure a romantic night, keep the drinking to a minimum. Number three, if there was ever a time when pretty and pink drinks are acceptable, it’s this day.
Never Blue restaurant in Hendersonville has just what the love doctor ordered: The Love Potion. This strawberry and vodka creation is bound to get the evening off to a flirty start. “It’s one of our most popular drinks,” says bar manager Jordan Mills, adding that it becomes especially in demand when lovers are canoodling over a romantic dinner.
119 S. Main St.
- 1 oz . mango vodka
- 1 oz. strawberry vodka
- 3 oz. lemonade
- 1/2 oz. strawberry Pucker
- 4 fresh strawberries, muddled
Combine vodka, lemonade, and Pucker in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and pour over strawberries in a martini glass. Optional: garnish with a sprig of fresh mint or a strawberry on the rim of the glass, which can also be coated with sugar.