3 romantic cocktails to impress your lover on Valentines Day

Cape Byron Distillery in Byron Bay has created three delicious Valentine’s Day cocktails.  

The distillery, set on a 95-acre macadamia farm and rainforest, is a must-do for most Byron Bay visitors.

It’s famous for using Australian botanicals such as finger lime, wild ginger and Cinnamon Myrtle in its smooth dry gins.

Let’s hope these three Valentine’s Day cocktails bring a bit of Byron vibe to your Feb 14 date.

Rainforest Sour Valentine’s Day cocktail

Valentines Day cocktails: The Rainforest Sour


  • 60ml Brookie’s Slow Gin
  • 30ml Lemon Juice
  • 1x Healthy Bar Spoon of Davidson’s Plum Jam (or a fruit jam equivalent)
  • 10ml Aquafaba


  • Shake all ingredients with ice and double strain into a chilled glass.
  • Garnish with an Aniseed Myrtle Leaf.

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The Italian Stallion

The Italian Stallion from Cape Byron Distillery.


  • 60ml Brookie’s Dry Gin
  • 30ml Aperol
  • 120ml Fresh Grapefruit Juice 


  • Stir over ice and strain into ice-filled glass.
  • Garnish with a Rosemary Sprig & Rosemary Sugar Rim.

The 1.5 Metre Romance

1.5m Romance Valentine’s Day cocktail


  • 20ml Brookie’s Dry Gin
  • 20ml Mac. Liqueur
  • 20ml Orange Curacao Liqueur
  • 30ml Lemon Juice
  • 15ml Sugar Syrup


  • Shake with ice and double strain into chilled glass.
  • Garnish with a Lemon Twist.

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