Best Brunch Cocktails According To Bartenders

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Looking for some bartender-approved drinks for your brunch party? We have got you covered! Brunch is more than just a dining experience. It’s a special occasion where you can mingle with your favourite people over food and drinks. Not to forget that it’s the most delightful way to kickstart your day. To elevate your brunch party, we have compiled a list of absolutely delicious cocktail recipes that you can try. 

Best Brunch Cocktails To Try Now!

1. Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe
Brunch parties are incomplete without an indulgent glass of Bloody Mary on the table! This versatile drink packs a bold punch of flavours that thrills the senses. Experiment your way and craft creative Bloody Mary variations if you want to. Made with Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka, this is the ultimate brunch cocktail you cannot miss. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka - 50ml
- Tomato Juice - 100ml
- Lemon - 1
- Tabasco Sauce - 4 dashes
- Worcestershire Sauce - 4 dashes
- Black Pepper (ground) - 2 Pinches
- Celery Stalk - 1
- Lemon Wedges - 2
- Cucumber Strip - 1
- Olive - 1
- Picked Veggies 
- Ice

Method
- Grab a tall glass and fill it with ice cubes
- Measure and pour Smirnoff No.21 Vodka and tomato juice into the glass
- Stir the ingredients to combine
- Next, add 4 dashes each of Tabasco sauce and Worcestershire sauce
- Add some freshly squeezed lime juice and 2 pinches of ground black pepper to the glass
- Stir gently to combine
- Garnish the drink with pickled veggies, olive, lemon wedges, celery stalk and cucumber strip

2. Dirty Shirley Cocktail Recipe

Dirty Shirley
Classic shirley temple mocktail gets a vodka kick in this delightful cocktail recipe! Made with the premium Ketel One vodka, and grenadine, this brunch cocktail will undoubtedly elevate your gathering. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Ketel One Vodka - 45ml
- Grenadine - 15ml
- Club Soda - 45ml
- Cherry - 1-2
- Lime Wedge - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Ketel One Vodka and grenadine into the shaker
- Shake the ingredients well to combine
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a highball glass over fresh ice
- Top up the drink with club soda
- Garnish with cherries and a wedge of lime

3. Limoncello Martini Cocktail Recipe

Limoncello Martini
A sweet and tangy twist to the classic martini, this drink will surely add an elegant touch to your moments. This brunch cocktail is made using limoncello - a lemon-flavoured liqueur that is smooth, sweet and citrusy. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try at your next brunch party:

Ingredients
- Ketel One Vodka - 30ml
- Limoncello - 22.5ml
- Lemon Juice - 30ml
- Simple Syrup - 15ml
- Lemon Wheel - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Ketel One Vodka, limoncello, freshly squeezed lemon juice and simple syrup into the shaker
- Shake the ingredients vigorously to combine
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass
- Rub a lemon wheel along the rim of the glass and then add it to the drink using a spear as garnish

4. Paloma Cocktail Recipe

Paloma Cocktail
Another classic brunch cocktail that will never go out of style. The refreshing combination of flavours will linger on the palate long after you take the sip. If you want to add a burst of fruity goodness, try this brunch cocktail for your next gathering. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Reposado Tequila  - 45ml
- Fresh lime juice - 15ml
- Fresh grapefruit juice - 30ml
- Agave Nectar - 7.5ml
- Soda Water - Top-up (optional)
- Ice

Method
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Don Julio Reposado Tequila, freshly squeezed lime juice, and agave nectar into the shaker
- Shake vigorously to combine the ingredients
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a tall glass over fresh ice
- Top up with fresh grapefruit juice
- If needed, you can also top up the drink with soda water for the added fizz
- Garnish with grapefruit slices and serve!

5. Baileys Espresso Martini Cocktail Recipe

Baileys Espresso
Everybody needs a little pick-me-up at a brunch gathering. One of the most popular coffee cocktails, Baileys Espresso Martini is an indulgent drink that is easy to mix and absolutely delicious to sip. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Baileys Original Irish Cream - 50ml
- Ketel One Vodka - 25ml
- Espresso - 25ml
- Coffee Beans - 3

Method
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Baileys Original Irish Cream, Ketel One vodka and cold espresso into the shaker
- Shake vigorously to combine the ingredients
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass
- Garnish with coffee beans on top of the drink and serve!

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