Celebrate Mom With Brunch Cocktails, Because You Both Deserve It

Mother's day is often celebrated with one of our favorite meals — brunch. And, as we all know, brunch pairs wonderfully with cocktails. 

But you can't just pour some orange juice and drugstore champagne into a coffee mug to celebrate your mom (your friends, maybe). You need something a little more grown up, a little more elegant.  And, maybe something with enough of a kick to get your through showing your mom how to use Instagram again (editor note: okay, that's just my life).

Click through for simple, festive cocktails sure to make for a memorable celebration.



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Photo: Courtesy of Hornitos® Tequila
Mom’s Honey Tea Cooler
Tequila-loving ladies might just ask for a refill of this simple, spiced honey drink—the perfect balance of sweet and heat!

Ingredients
2 parts Hornitos® Spiced Honey Tequila
1/2 part lemon juice
1/2 part agave
4 parts black tea
Lemon wheel

Instructions
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel.
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Photo: Courtesy of Cruzan® Rum
Peach Sparkler
This glass of sparkling, peach-flavored fun is perfect for toasting your with mom.

Ingredients
1 1/2 parts Cruzan® Peach Rum
2 1/2 parts sparkling wine
2 1/2 parts soda water
1 lime wedge
1 strawberry

Instructions
Squeeze lime wedge into a champagne flute and add remaining ingredients. Stir and garnish with a strawberry.
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Photo: Courtesy of Pinnacle® Vodka
Breezy Brunch
Cucumber vodka gives this beautiful beverage its refreshing flavor. It’s just like that amazing infused water at the spa, only better, because...vodka.

Ingredients
1 part Pinnacle® Cucumber Vodka
2 parts tonic
1 part fresh lime juice

Instructions
Pour all ingredients in a glass over ice and garnish with a lime wedge.
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Photo: Courtesy of PAMA® Pomegranate Liqueur
Persephone’s Downfall
You don’t have to be a goddess of the underworld to appreciate this pomegranate-based cocktail from Clover Club’s Lacy Hawkins.

Ingredients
1 oz PAMA® Pomegranate Liqueur
1 1/2 oz Lunazul Blanco Tequila
3/4 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz 2:1 demerara syrup
2 dashes Bittermens Hellfire Shrub

Instructions
Combine all ingredients in shaker, add ice and shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Fine strain into a coupe glass and top with Fino sherry foam. To make the foam, combine 2 egg whites, 6 oz Fino sherry, 3/4 oz honey syrup and a pinch of salt to an iSi canister. Charge twice with NO2 cartridges.
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