The Best Brunch Cocktails

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The only brunch cocktails you need! These recipes are bubbly, fruity, and perfect for brunch. Cocktails made with vodka, gin, and Champagne as well as a few brunch mocktail recipes too.

Also check out our favorite vodka drinks, gin cocktails, the best mixed drinks, tequila cocktails, cheap drinks and great cocktails to make at home!

Best Brunch Cocktail Recipes

Ah, brunch, one of our favorite ways to spend a weekend is cooking or hosting brunch at home. It always consists of our favorite recipes and of course a really good cocktail. If you’re hosting a brunch and in need of a refreshing cocktail recipe, look no further! We’re sharing our favorite recipes that are made for brunch.

Pair any of these cocktails with our brunch recipes for the ultimate brunch meal.

Let’s get started!

Prosecco Mimosa for brunch

Prosecco Mimosa

A Prosecco Mimosa recipe is made with orange juice and prosecco. It’s bubbly and refreshing and a great brunch cocktail.

Aperol Spritz

Aperol Spritz

A simple, refreshing, three-ingredient Aperol Spritz recipe that is perfect year-round! This classic cocktail couldn’t be easier to make and truly is delicious. 

Bee's Knees brunch cocktail

Bees Knees

A Bee’s Knees is a simple cocktail to make using lemon juice, gin, and honey simple syrup. It’s served cold and in a charming coup glass.

vodka and orange juice

Vodka and Orange Juice

If you’re looking for a super simple, two-ingredient drink try a vodka and orange juice cocktail!

vodka soda recipe

Vodka Soda

A Vodka Soda is an easy recipe to make and is low on sugar. It’s bubbly from the soda water and if you want to spruce it up add floral ice cubes and a lime wedge.

Italian Grapefruit Paloma

Italian Paloma Recipe

Our Italian Paloma recipe is made with a mixture of citrus juices and Campari. Similar to a classic Paloma drink, this recipe has a little twist! It’s a brunch cocktail to serve.

Spritz recipe with lavender for brunch

French Spritz

For a classy brunch cocktail try out French Spritz. Made with Champagne, St. Germain, and sparkling water.

poinsettia cocktail

Poinsettia

For a holiday brunch try a Poinsettia made with cranberry juice and Champagne. The vibrant red color and touch of green rosemary go perfectly together for the holidays.

tom collins brunch cocktail

Tom Collins

Tom Collins is a classic cocktail made with gin, lemon juice, and sparkling water. It’s very refreshing and an easy brunch cocktail to make.

A glass of white wine sangria with strawberries, limes, lemons, apple vodka and pear liqueur.

Tradintional White Sangria

White Sangria is refreshing and is made with juicy fruit, vodka, and peach or orange liqueur. It’s a good make-ahead brunch cocktail recipe.

Bloody mary in a glass makes the perfect brunch cocktail

Tomatillo Bloody Mary

Tomatillo Bloody Mary is a twist on a classic Bloody Mary. It’s a savory cocktail and often served during brunch.

salty dog brunch cocktail

Peach Grapefruit Salty Dog

This Peachy Grapefruit Salty Dog is a light and refreshing cocktail made with gin, peaches and grapefruit juice. Of course, it wouldn’t be a salt dog without a salty rim!

Blueberry Moscow Mule Recipe

Blueberry Moscow Mule

Moscow Mules are good for all occasions and this Blueberry Moscow Mule is made with fresh blueberry syrup and gives the cocktail a fruity flavor.

Lavender gin and tonic in large pitcher with lime slices

Lavender Gin and Tonic Punch

The most beautiful Gin and Tonic Punch! This recipe used butterfly pea flower to give it a beautiful purple color. It’s the perfect cocktail for a crowd.

mimosa recipe

Classic Mimosa Recipe

A classic Mimosa Recipe made with Champagne and orange juice. Add a splash of Cointreau in there for even more flavor.

Also try our carrot, blood orange juice mimosa!

Non-Alcoholic Brunch Mocktails

watermelon mocktail

Watermelon Refresher

A refreshing Watermelon Drink with cucumber! This cooler is packed with health benefits and is perfect for sipping during brunch.

mocktail for brunch

Brunch Mocktail

In need of a brunch Mocktail Recipe? We have you covered! Our mocktail recipe allows you to create the flavors you want using seasonal fruit and non-alcoholic spirits.

Try these brunch drink recipes too:

Arnold Palmer

Refreshing Honeydew Lemonade

Iced Berry Lemonade

Topo Chico and Lime

Simple Syrup

Here’s a guide to making your own homemade simple syrup. Simple syrup is a sweetened used in a lot of our cocktail recipes. It’s very easy to make!

What to Serve with a Brunch Cocktail

Since brunch is our favorite meal, here are a few brunch recipes that will pair nicely with these cocktails.

Best Fritatta Recipe Ever – We’ve been making this for over 15 years. It’s hands down the best frittata.

Perfect Pancakes – Fluffy, buttery pancakes that are easy to make.

Super Moist Banana Bread – This banana bread is bonkers! It’s so flavorful and moist and is the perfect side for brunch.

Monkey Bread – One of our most popular recipes is our monkey bread. Buttery, cinnamon, and sugar biscuits rolled into balls and baked together. Also, try it as muffins too.

Blueberry Muffins – This is our go-to blueberry muffin recipe. It would be delicious with blueberry mules. They are moist and always turn out perfectly.

Yeast Overnight Waffles – Always a hit for brunch and you can make a beautiful waffle bar for brunch.

French Toast Puffs – These are beyond delicious! Little clouds of puffy french bread, are fried and served with butter and syrup.

Frequntly Asked Questions

What is the most iconic brunch cocktail?

Mimosa is the most iconic brunch cocktail recipe. Made with equal parts Champagne and orange juice. The cocktail is named after a yellow flowering plant and has a beautiful vibrant orange color.

What drink is similar to a mimosa?

A Bellini, made with sparkling white wine and peach puree, is a cocktail that is similar to a mimosa. Try our frozen Bellini recipe for a frozen cocktail.

More Brunch Cocktail Recipes You’ll Love

Need more cocktail ideas? This recipe would also make a refreshing brunch cocktail:

Gin and Jam Cocktail

Fresh Pressed Vegetable and Fruit Cocktails

Ginger and Jasmine Cocktail

French 75 Punch

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Grapefruit Mimosa Brunch Cocktail

A twist on the classic mimosa recipe. This one uses grapefruit juice and Champagne and it's perfect for brunch.
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Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
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Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces Champagne , or sparkling white wine
  • 2 ounces grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 ounce cointreau

Instructions

  • Pour the Champagne into a Champagne flute.
  • Add the cointreau and then top with grapefruit juice

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 192mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg
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