Recipe: Heartbreak Hotel Cocktail - West Coast Food

By Tuc Craft Kitchen

Fruity, floral and a vibrant shade of pink, Tuc’s “Heartbreak Hotel” cocktail is a sweet sipper for lovers and lonely hearts alike. The amorous Valentine’s Day feature cocktail mingles rose, raspberry gin and white crème de cacao and is served in a ‘Nick and Nora’ glass (named after a husband and wife who created the style of glassware).


Odd Society Wallflower gin (1-½ oz)
Raspberry liqueur (¾ oz)
Lemon juice (¾ oz)
White crème de cacao (¼ oz)
Rose water (3 drops)
Raspberry rose syrup* (¾ oz)

For the Raspberry rose syrup:

Raspberries (1 pint)
Sugar (1 cup)
Water (1 cup)
Dried rose hip (1 cup)

Over medium heat, combine water and sugar and bring to a boil.  Add raspberries and rosehip and infuse until syrup is cool.  Strain into a mason jar and refrigerate for up to one month.


  1. Combine all ingredients into a Boston shaker and fill with ice.
  2. Shake and double strain into a Nick and Nora glass.
  3. Garnish with two raspberries.

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