Drinks The Best Brunch Cocktails  

Sarah Hatheway
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List Rules Only alcoholic drinks you would normally drink with brunch

The best brunch cocktails are refreshing, boozy, and the perfect mid-morning treat. Like their namesake meal, brunch and mimosa drinks are a hot trend on the dining scene, and they seem to be here to stay. From classic mimosa cocktails to lesser known brunch drinks like the Ramos gin fizz, bartenders are shaking, stirring, and blending up morning drinks that add buzz to your brunch. Some of these drinks are newer creations, while others have been around for decades. The ingredients in each beverage may vary from restaurant to restaurant, but all of them are designed to start your weekend off on a decadent note. Let's be real: if you're indulging in breakfast cocktails, you're probably going to have a pretty fun day.
 
What's your favorite alcoholic breakfast drink? Maybe you prefer your Bloody Marys extra spicy. Or perhaps your ideal breakfast cocktail is a piping hot Irish coffee piled high with whipped cream. And if you're a fan of the champagne breakfast, ideas like the bellini have seriously upped your weekend game. Whatever you consider the perfect brunch cocktail, chances are you've tried at least a few of these tasty combinations.
 
This list is made to crown the best brunch cocktail. Vote up the breakfast drinks that pair best with eggs, bacon, and a slight headache, and vote down the ones that wouldn't make it to your table.
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Bloody Mary is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
This spicy, savory cocktail features vodka, tomato juice,  Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, horseradish, salt and pepper.

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36 8
Mimosa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Mimosas combine champagne with orange juice. 

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21 7
Sangria is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Classic Sangria combines  wine, brandy, orange juice, and club soda with fresh fruit.

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20 12
Irish coffee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
To make your coffee Irish, spike it with whiskey and top it with cream.

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15 9
Sea Breeze is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Combine  vodka, cranberry juice, and grapefruit juice to make the Sea Breeze.

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Screwdriver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
The Screwdriver blends vodka with orange juice.

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Bellini is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
A sweet Italian cocktail, the Bellini blends prosecco with peach nectar.

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12 14
Greyhound is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Greyhound The quick-to-mix Greyhound combines vodka and fresh grapefruit juice. Make it a Salty Dog by adding salt to the rim.

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9 13
Fuzzy navel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
The Fuzzy Navel is a sweet blend of peach schnapps and orange juice.

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8 13
Michelada is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Michelada Similar to a Bloody Mary, the Michelada blends  beer, Clamato, lime juice, tomato juice, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce.

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3 11
Pisco Sour is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
The Peruvian brandy is mixed with  lime juice, simple syrup, egg white, and bitters to make a Pisco Sour.

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3 12
Paloma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Paloma The Paloma is a surprisingly morning-friendly mix of  tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, and club soda.

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Pimm's Cup is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
A classic combination of  Pimm's and lemon soda.

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Corpse Reviver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Corpse Reviver This classic "hair of the dog" cocktail features cognac, apple brandy, and sweet vermouth.

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2 16
Beermosa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Beermosa A Beermosa is a blend of beer and orange juice.

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1 13
Ramos gin fizz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Ramos Gin Fizz The Ramos Gin Fizz combines  gin, simple syrup, lemon and juice, heavy cream, egg white, orange flower water, and club soda.

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1 14
Aperol Spritz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Brunch Cocktails
Aperol Spritz A blend of  Aperol, prosecco, and club soda makes this refreshing spritz.