After you bring her to brunch or cook her breakfast in bed, keep the Mother’s Day celebrations going with one of these festive cocktails, because we all know she deserves an all day fête.
1. Belvedere Jamboree:
Directions: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a grapefruit twist.
2. Mother’s Day Martini:
Directions: Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.
3. Midori® Sangria:
Directions: Fill a tall glass with ice. Add Midori®, red wine, and lemon juice and stir from the bottom of the glass. Add chopped apple or pear and top with lemon-lime soda. Stir gently from bottom of the glass and garnish with an orange wheel.
4. Cruzan® Brew Berry Mojito:
Directions: Muddle strawberry, mint and agave nectar in a tall glass. Add lemon juice, rum and ice and shake. Add beer, shake lightly, and strain over ice into glass of choice. Garnish with a halved strawberry and sprig of mint.
5. Aperol Spritz: (From Dante in New York, NY)
Directions: Pour the Prosecco, Aperol and a dash of soda into an ice-filled balloon wine glass and stir. Garnish with an orange slice.
6. Rosé Cooler: (Created by Live Happy Inspired)
Directions: Pour 2 oz vodka over ice in a glass. Add Rosé wine, elderflower syrup, rose water and lemon juice. Top with soda water and stir.
7. Appleton Swizzle:
Directions: Shake and strain all ingredients into a Collins glass. Add mounds of crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprig and fruit of your choice. (*Demerara Simple Syrup: In a saucepan, bring 2 parts Demerara sugar and 1 part water together to a boil. Simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Let simple syrup cool completely before using.)