Give this retro cocktail a try
Vodka and orange juice get kicked up a notch with herbal notes from Galliano in this cocktail.
When you think vodka and orange juice you typically think Screwdriver, right? Well if you grew up in the 70’s, you might remember this citrusy cocktail. The Harvey Wallbanger was born in the era that brought us cocktails like the mudslide and Long Island Iced Tea. The hodgepodge type of cocktails that were given silly names.
This 3 ingredient cocktail has a murky origin. Folks believe it was created by bartender Duke Antone, the creator of the Rusty Nail and White Russian, back in the 50’s. You can read more about the Harvey Wallbanger’s strange history from Robert Simonson’s Searching for Harvey Wallbanger.
National Harvey Wallbanger day falls on November 8th, which is funny because we’re going to need a few this election day.
This is how you make a Harvey Wallbanger!
Yields: 1 Serving
Ingredients You’ll Need:
- 1½ Ounces Vodka
- 3 Ounces Fresh Orange Juice
- ½ Ounce Galliano
- Orange Peel for Garnish
Glassware and Items You’ll Need:
- Highball Glasses
- Bar Spoon
Harvey Wallbanger:Fill a highball glass halfway with ice. Add vodka and orange juice, and stir together to combine. Top with Galliano. Garnish with orange peel, and enjoy!
1 serving approximately contains: Calories (kcal) 187 Fat (g) 0 Saturated Fat (g) 0 Potassium (mg) 0 Carbohydrates (g) 15 Dietary Fiber (g) 0.1 Total Sugars (g) 13 Protein (g) 0 Sodium (mg) 10