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The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch 

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Updated October 13, 2018 1k votes 184 voters 5.8k views 32 items

List Rules Vote up the drink you’ll be drinking the most at brunch this summer

What is the best way to start a beautiful summer day? With an alcoholic beverage right at your brunch table. These are the most delicious alcoholic drinks for brunch, ranked by drinkers who love brunch and drinking. When the warm summer sun calls you to come sit in it, nothing will help you forget your worries more quickly than a boozy beverage. Sunny days call for light, refreshing cocktails and flavorful beers. Which are the best to order for brunch?

You're up, you're dressed, you're at the restaurant on time, re-hashing your night / life with your pals. What alcoholic brunch drinks catch your eye on the menu? For the casual drinker, a lovely champagne mimosa or a seasonal summer ale might do the trick. How about a citrusy cocktail like a greyhound or even a margarita? Live a little! Best of all, almost any type of beer is great for brunch, from a light witbier or hefeweizen to a full-bodied stout. Whether you are getting a slice of grapefruit or a full English breakfast, there's a brunch drink that will perfectly complement your meal. Two or three drinks will guarantee a summer day you'll never forget.
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Mimosa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Champagne + orange juice
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Screwdriver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Vodka + orange juice
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Sweet Tea Vodka & Le... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Sweet Tea Vodka & Lemonade
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Margarita is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Tequila + lime
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Sangria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Wine + fruit
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Mojito is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Rum + mint, lime, and sugar
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Daiquiri is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
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Champagne Cocktail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Champagne + summer fruit
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Bloody Mary is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Bloody Mary
Vodka + tomato juice, spices, and garnishes
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Piña colada is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Piña colada
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Bellini is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Prosecco + peach nectar
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Greyhound is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Gin + grapefruit juice
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Cider is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
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Hefeweizen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Hefeweizen
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Pimm's Cup is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Pimm's liqueur + lemon and ginger ale
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Mint julep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
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Blonde Ale is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Blonde Ale
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Summer Ale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Summer Ale
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Pilsner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Pilsner
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Irish coffee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Whiskey + coffee
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Lager is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
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Witbier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Witbier
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Light Beer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Light Beer
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Lynchburg Lemonade is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
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Bavarian Wheat is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Alcoholic Drinks for Summer Brunch
Bavarian Wheat Beer