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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 15 recipes to try.

Fruits & Vegetables

California Cooler A bubbly and herbaceous cocktail.

I Don’t Carrot All Coconut cream lends a velvety sweetness to this carrot cocktail.

Midnight Sun A cocktail bursting with flavors of fruit and spice.

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

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

Venezolana Aged rum establishes a rich base for this tropical mix.

Vitamin C Cobbler Bitter orange meets the crisp backbone of Manzanilla sherry.

Morning Coffee & Tea

Cold-Brew Martini An extra brunchy take on the Espresso Martini.

Irish Breakfast Stout Dark beer complements the bitterness and chocolate notes in this nuanced take on a brunch classic.

Jitterbug Café Cynar, coffee liqueur, and the nutty sweetness of toasted pecan syrup play up the roasted coffee notes of cold brew, helping it stand up to dilution in this shaken Irish Coffee cocktail.

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

Riffs on Classics

Boozy Arnold Palmer The classic combo of iced tea and lemonade gets a twist. 

Figurati Somewhere between a French 75 and a mimosa, this easy Lambrusco cocktail is the perfect drink for a brunch spread.

L’Eminent Fig A rich rendition of the classic French 75.

Limantour Michelada TJ This Michelada was inspired by flavors of Tijuana, with fresh cucumber balancing the savory notes, and a hit of mezcal for boldness.

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