Hate Valentine's Day? 8 Bitter Cocktails to Make at Home

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If your favorite part of Valentine's Day is a conversation heart that says, "Bite Me," try drowning this month's syrupy banter with a bit of (delicious) bitterness. This line-up of anti-Valentine's Day cocktails might make you feel warm and fuzzy, but don't be fooled—the flavors pair perfectly with a cynical heart. Click through the slideshow to find out about each drink, or jump to a specific recipe in the list below.

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About the author: Marissa Sertich Velie is an intern at Serious Eats and a New York based pastry chef. She documents her adventures of baking and eating her way through the nutty underbelly of the American pie. She is currently earning hear Master's degree in Food Studies at NYU.