04/15/2011 03:30 pm ET Updated Jun 15, 2011

Brunch-Time Cocktails

Between Mother's Day, Easter and the start of wedding and graduation season, there are plenty of reasons to hold a brunch this time of year.

And refreshing spring drinks are just the thing to pair with your not-quite-breakfast-and-not-quite-lunch.

To help you out, we've put together a list of eight of our favorite brunchtime cocktails that go with both savory dishes like quiche and sweeter confections like Belgian waffles. The best part: Most of them are simple to make and can be mixed up just minutes before your guests arrive. So get shaking!

Brunchtime Cocktails