Brunch Cocktails

Mimosas and Bloody Marys are classic go-tos when it comes to day drinking, but there are plenty of ways to get creative with your brunch cocktails. Here are 12 recipes to try.

Arancia Julius
Inspired by childhood memories of drinking Orange Julius smoothies.

Bar Clacson’s Espresso Martini
A cocktail that’s made for the brunch table.

Brandy Crusta
A classic cocktail that’s made for the brunch table.

Breakfast in Bed
Bright and bittersweet—with a spoonful of marmalade shaken in for good measure.

I Don’t Carrot All
Coconut cream lends a velvety sweetness to this carrot cocktail from Bitter & Twisted in Phoenix.

Me Quiero Casar
Scotch makes an unexpected but delicious appearance in this sweet, creamy coffee cocktail.

Sakura
Hibiscus syrup richens the dry, herbaceous character of gin.

Sing Like a Bee
The flavors of Earl Grey and gin pair perfectly with honey and fresh citrus.

The Hazy Jane
Vodka, orgeat, lemon, cucumber and yogurt keep things light and bright.

Toast and Marmalade
Orange jam and bourbon mimic the tried-and-true combo.

Slippery When Wet
A dollop of Greek yogurt is the key to this creamy cocktail.

Whaley’s #1
A sunny spritz with rum, St. Germain, grapefruit juice and rosé.