12 Best Brunch Drinks

Here are all the brunch drinks you need: fruity, bubbly and refreshing! Includes both cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks like fruit water and spritzers.

Sea breeze cocktail recipe

Looking for brunch drinks? A signature drink makes any occasion more festive: and they’re perfect for brunch! Whether you’re celebrating something special (baby shower, Mother’s Day, or wedding shower), or just eating a special meal, we’ve got you covered!

Here’s a list of our favorite brunch drinks for any brunch occasion! There are both cocktails and non-alcoholic options to involve everyone. There’s everything from fruity Sea Breeze to the sophisticated French 75 champagne cocktail. Or mix up a big batch of fruit infused water for a beautiful table centerpiece. Ready for the recipes?

And now…the best brunch drinks!

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  • Vegetarian Spinach Quiche This crowd-pleasing quiche has a crunchy crust made of olive oil and almond flour, and a hearty spinach and Gruyere cheese filling.
  • Carrot Cake Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal A fan favorite! This baked steel cut oatmeal is carrot cake flavored, with cozy spices and pecans.
  • Mimosas If you want to go traditional brunch, try this fruity mimosas recipe!
  • Classic Mojito Water down this classic recipe with a little more soda water, and it’s perfect for brunch!
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Sea breeze cocktail

Sea Breeze (Brunch Cocktail!)

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


The Sea Breeze brunch cocktail is classic and refreshing, featuring cranberry juice, vodka and grapefruit. 


  • 2 tablespoons vodka
  • 2 tablespoons grapefruit juice
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or simple syrup (or more to taste)*
  • 6 tablespoons 100% unsweetened cranberry juice (do not use sweetened or cocktail)
  • 1 lime wedge


  1. In a glass, pour in the vodka, grapefruit juice and syrup and stir with bar spoon. Add ice.
  2. Pour in the cranberry juice and squeeze the lime wedge on top. Taste and add additional syrup if you want it sweeter.


*If all you can find is sweetened cranberry juice / cranberry juice cocktail, omit the syrup.

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: Cocktail

Keywords: Brunch Drink, Sea Breeze, Brunch Cocktail

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About the Authors

Sonja Overhiser

Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.

Alex Overhiser

Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.

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