Skip The Mimosa — This Morning Cocktail Idea Is So Much More Fun
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere.
June 10, 2022
s English Breakfast cocktail is both morning-appropriate and easy. Simply add one and a half ounces English Breakfast-infused
Fever-Tree Lemon Tonic
to a goblet. Garnish with two fresh lime wheels and two dehydrated orange wheels.
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For the Calabrian Daisy by Stacey Swenson of
, add one and a half ounces sun-dried tomato-infused
Arette Blanco Tequila
, a half ounce each of
ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto
and agave syrup, three quarter ounces lime juice, a bar spoon of preserved lemon, and five dashes Calabrian chili tincture to a tin. Shake and strain over ice.
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To enjoy the Morning Margarita, combine two ounces each of
and blood orange juice, plus a half ounce each of lime juice and agave nectar in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a blood orange wheel. Salt rim.
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Whip up the Ketel One Vodka Green Mary by adding one ounce
Ketel One Family-Made Vodka
, three and a half ounces of equal parts freshly juiced celery and cucumber, a half ounce freshly squeezed lime, and a pinch of rock salt, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, and dried chili flakes to a glass. Stir well, add ice, and garnish with a salted cucumber slice.
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Create your own Oaxacan Coffee by adding one and a half ounces
Dos Hombres Mezcal
, a quarter ounce demerara syrup, one ounce cold brew, three dashes chocolate mole bitters, and three quarter ounces amaro to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube. Garnish with expressed orange peel.
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On extra hot days, make Carley’s Southern Charm by adding one and a half parts
Cordon Rouge and four parts unsweetened hibiscus iced tea over ice in glass. Garnish with thinly sliced oranges and fresh mint.
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The Belvedere Lemon & Basil 75 recipe says to place one ounce
Belvedere Lemon & Basil
, a half ounce honey water, a quarter ounce lemon juice, and a half ounce pressed apple juice in a cocktail shaker and shake over cubed ice. Strain into a chilled coupe and top with champagne.
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Start your morning with the Pisco Sour by adding two ounces each of
Fresh Victor Mexican Lime & Agave
and pisco to a cocktail shaker full of ice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass with ice. Garnish with drops of
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Try a twist on the Bloody Mary with the Smokey Maria. Add two ounces
Mezcal Amarás Verde
and a half ounce lime juice to a tall glass with a bacon salt rim and fill with
Demitri’s Chipotle Habanero Bloody Mary Mix
. Garnish with a lime wheel, grilled pineapple, slice of serrano pepper, and mint sprig.
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The Ketel One Botanical Spritz is a quick and (I can personally confirm) delicious breakfast accompaniment. Combine one and a half ounces
Ketel One Botanical
(varietal of your choice) with three ounces club soda in a wine glass over ice. Garnish with seasonal botanicals.
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The Sunrise Cliffs recipe says to add one and a half ounces
, a half ounce
, and three quarter ounces each of cantaloupe syrup, coconut yogurt, and lemon juice to a cocktail tin with pebble ice. Shake and pour into rocks glass. Top with ice and garnish with three frozen cantaloupe balls on a cocktail pick and a marigold flower.
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