25 of Our Absolute Best Brunch Cocktails

Everyone knows the best part of brunch isn't the omelets and waffles – it's the mid-morning cocktails! These recipes are just some of our faves.
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Carrot-y Mary

Carrot-y Mary

Bloody Marys are fun, but bloodies with a carrot-y kick are even better! Just switch out tomato juice for carrot juice, and you're good to go.

Recipe: Try our Carrot-y Mary

Citrus Gin Spritzer

citrus gin spritzer

When it comes to day drinking, something cool, fresh, and sparkling is always the best choice. Make a whole pitcher of this stuff to keep everyone's spirits high!

Recipe: Try our Citrus Gin Spritzer

Pink Grapefruit Whiskey Sours

pink grapefruit whiskey sours

Why not get brunch started with a cocktail that's just as aesthetically pleasing as it is fun to drink? Plus, a sugar-and-grapefruit-zest rim makes it oh-so irresistible.

Recipe: Try our Pink Grapefruit Whiskey Sours

Scarlet Mimosas

scarlet mimosas

This crimson-colored twist on a classic brunch drink is the definition of sweet and sour. Plus, it has a secret ingredient that gives it that deep, red hue (hint: it's beet juice!)

Recipe: Try our Scarlet Mimosas

Pineapple & Turmeric Margarita

pineapple and turmeric margarita

On a turmeric kick? (Really, who isn't these days?) Spoon some into this uber-tropical and slightly-spicy marg. Ahhh... paradise in a glass!

Recipe: Try our Pineapple & Turmeric Margarita

Tipsy Carrot

Tipsy Carrot

Can't get enough carrots? Sip on this juicy and ginger-y drink during your next Sunday brunch get-together. Don't forget to add a little ginger ale to make it fizz!

Recipe: Try our Tipsy Carrot

Coconut Daiquiris

Coconut Daiquiris

These summery cocktails are just as pretty to look at as they are delicious — and they only call for four ingredients. Score!

Recipe: Try our Coconut Daiquiris

Mediterranean Bloody Mary

Mediterranean Bloody Mary

This fancy, extra-flavorful brunch bev is almost a meal itself! After you add some red wine vinegar and Worcestershire sauce to your typical Bloody Mary recipe, top it with a super-savory feta, olive, and pepperoncini skewer. 

Recipe: Try our Mediterranean Bloody Mary

Kiwi Mojitos

kiwi mojitos

This sweet cool-down cocktail is about to be your new go-to. It only requires a few ingredients, and you probably haven't tasted anything like it before!

Recipe: Try our Kiwi Mojitos

Cucumber Gin & Tonic

Cucumber Gin & Tonic

Light, refreshing drinks are what brunch was made for. And with the flavors of cucumber, cilantro, and lime, this boozy beverage is about as refreshing as they come. 

Recipe: Try our Cucumber Gin & Tonic

Rosé & Campari Spritz

Rosé & Campari Spritz

Just can't wait to reach for that rosé? Transform it into a morning drink by mixing in apple slices, pomegranate seeds, and some fresh ginger!

Recipe: Try our Rosé & Campari Spritz

Creamy Piña Colada

creamy pina colada promo

Be careful with this one – it's SO delicious, you may just forget there's alcohol in it! But the sweet, fruity flavor will have you dreaming of vacation, so sip away.

Recipe: Try our Creamy Piña Colada

The Original Bloody Mary

the original bloody mary

Nothing beats a classic! Try the Rachael Ray Every Day spin on Bloody Marys – we may be biased, but we think ours is the best!

Recipe: Try our Original Bloody Mary

Pineapple 75

Pineapple 75

Fruity and fizzy, this brunchy treat is the one to beat. Add a lemon peel for garnish to really feel like you're dining somewhere classy (even if it's just your kitchen table!)

Recipe: Try our Pineapple 75

Hibiscus Kir Royale

hibiscus kir royale

A floral-flavored drink is always a fun, unique choice, especially when it's really just a mimosa in disguise! Springtime brunch doesn't get better than this.

Recipe: Try our Hibiscus Kir Royale

Mango Spritzers

Mango Spritzers

Who doesn't love the taste of fresh, juicy mango? Up the flavor of this drink even more with lime and sparkling wine (or make this a mocktail by using seltzer water in place of the wine!)

Recipe: Try our Mango Spritzers

Lavender Royale Cocktail

Lavender Royale Cocktail

This ritzy cocktail is truly for the bruncher with a gourmet palate. To make it, you'll want to grab a purple carrot, fresh lemongrass, and dried culinary lavender. Royal, indeed!

Recipe: Try our Lavender Royale Cocktail

Rum & Coffee Cocktail

Rum & Coffee Cocktail

Can't choose between coffee and booze at brunch? This drink is the best of both worlds! Give it a little extra boost with fresh lime juice, Angostura bitters, and simple syrup.

Recipe: Try our Rum & Coffee Cocktail

Basil-Gin Lemonade

basil gin lemonade

Sweet and sour, herby and citrusy! Mix up a pitcher of this stuff for a brunch your guests won't soon forget.

Recipe: Try our Basil-Gin Lemonade

Sweet Tea Punch

sweet tea punch

This is the best tea you'll ever taste! Just don't forget the blood orange sorbet, American whiskey, and golden brown sugar.

Recipe: Try our Sweet Tea Punch

Sparkling Singapore Sling Punch

Sparkling Singapore Sling Punch

Punch for brunch? Don't mind if we do! This drink gets its orange-y hue from pineapple juice and grenadine. Pour in some gin, or hold the booze to make a drink the kids and dry-brunchers can sip.

Recipe: Try our Sparkling Singapore Sling Punch

Wasabi Bloody Marys

Wasabi Bloody Marys

Calling all sushi and spicy food lovers! These tricked-out bloodies call for wasabi, soy sauce, and spicy tomato juice. Think you can handle 'em?

Recipe: Try our Wasabi Bloody Marys

Strawberry-Prosecco Sparkler

strawberry prosecco sparkler

This one is sweet but bitter, and jam-packed with berries. The best part? You might already have all the ingredients to whip this up in your kitchen!

Recipe: Try our Strawberry-Prosecco Sparkler

Blended Bellinis

blended bellinis

This cocktail is just peachy! Scoop in some peach sorbet and frozen peaches, drizzle a little lemon juice on top, and then make it bubble with a splash of prosecco. 

Recipe: Try our Blended Bellinis

Blood Orange Mimosas

Blood Orange Mimosas

You're just two ingredients away from pure brunch bliss! Grab your favorite bottle of champagne and mix a little with some fresh, chilled blood orange juice. Aaaand done!

Recipe: Try our Blood Orange Mimosas