How to Drink Well During Breakfast and Brunch (pt. 1)

A morning cocktail can be a lovely way to celebrate a special occasion, or just breakfast. It also can be a really good way to escape the monotony of staying home. Bartenders have all sorts of tips and tricks when it comes to making morning drinks. Here at Lyre’s, we wanted to share some insider secrets for ways to make classic breakfast cocktails at home.

One of the most important things to remember about brunch is that people are not going to be having just one item. People are going to be having a morning cup of tea or coffee and probably a glass of water as well. That being said, these classic drink styles have stood the test of time.

The easiest way to make memorable brunch cocktails is to juice fresh citrus. Fresh orange or grapefruit juice tastes completely different than store-bought. It's worth the investment in time. 

1. Lyre's "Screwdriver"


This Screwdriver combines Lyre’s White Cane Spirit and fresh squeezed orange juice. Add a little tropicality with a splash of pineapple.



Combine Spirit and Juice in a rocks glass with Ice.

2. Bloody Mary Mix

Bloody Mary's, Red Snappers and Caesars are all amazing ways to start the day. Tomato juice-based drinks are popular the world over. Their savory yet refreshing nature make them perfect accompaniments to a brunch. With infinite variations, the hardest thing about these drinks is that every person's idea of what makes a perfect drink of this type is different.


  • 42 oz (1 Can) Tomato Juice
  • 5 oz Sriracha
  • 5 oz Worcestershire
  • 7 oz Lime Juice (fresh if possible)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper (medium grind)
  • 2 teaspoons ground horseradish


Combine all ingredients in a pitcher. Stir well. Store for up to 48 hours

3. Red Snapper



Combine all indigence in a pint glass or other large glass with ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge, Olives, Salted rim or however you see fit let your imagination run wild.


Here at Lyre's, we believe there's no excuse not to drink well - no matter the time of day!




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