Recipe: In Between Cupid Cocktail - West Coast Food

By Sabrine Dhaliwal, Bar Manager, UVA Wine & Cocktail Bar

Sweetly spiced and with a dreamy pink hue, UVA’s “In Between Cupid” cocktail will have you falling for bar manager Sabrine Dhaliwal this Valentine’s Day. The bright, citrusy cocktail features gin, Campari, lemon juice, homemade spiced pineapple syrup and Bittered Sling Denman bitters which add complexity and an aromatic kick to this swoon-worthy sipper.


Tanqueray  (1.5 oz)
Campari (0.5 oz)
Spiced Pineapple Syrup (0.5 oz)
(The syrup is a blend of vanilla, cinnamon, green cardamom, star anise, peppercorns, pineapple juice and sugar)
Lemon Juice (0.5 oz)
Bittered Sling Denman Bitters (two dashes)


  1. Combine all ingredients into a cocktail tin, add ice and shake vigorously for 7 to 10 seconds.
  2. Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist with a heart cutout.

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