More than Mimosas: 8 Brunch Cocktails Anyone Can Master

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With many of you relaxing away from work this time of year, slipping in and out of brunch induced food comas, I thought the following was appropriate. Perhaps you’ve been ordering the same mimosa since your very first brunch. Diversify your palate this weekend with a few cocktails that go far beyond basic. Make them at home or throw their names at the bartender.

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by Kari Herrera | Chicagoings at Mode

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If it ain’t broke…When hosting a group, the Bloody Mary Bar is still the way to go. Search Pinterest for creative ways to layout meats and veggies in the most eye catching manner.

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Bloody Mary’s lighter, more refreshing cousin is made with fresh squeezed Sun Gold tomatoes which completely transform the standard to super stimulating.

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Another great host hack is to create a punch that easily stretches out both spirits and mixers. Hint: Leave ice on the side for guests to add at will, so as to not water down the mix.

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How beautiful are these beverages? They’re like the sum of island living juiced down into a glass.

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Kari Herrera is the creator of, Chicago’s indie city guide and blog. She often writes about the city’s points-of-interest as experienced by a local. She is a Social Media Marketing Manager and freelance writer. When she’s not working, Kari donates much of her time to the education of French-speaking immigrants in Chicago.

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