Bloody Wallbanger

The 1970s-era cocktail the Harvey Wallbanger is sort of a guilty pleasure of mine, but only when quality fresh orange juice is used. While not a complex cocktail, it is still pretty refreshing. Normally I recommend Valencia Oranges to be used in cocktails anytime OJ is called for but I had a Blood Orange and gave this riff a try.

Bloody Wallbanger
3 oz Blood Orange Juice
¾ oz Galliano
1½ oz Light Rum (Denizen)
Shake with crushed ice and pour into a tall glass

Blood Orange Juice is more tart than Valencia, but this cocktail didn’t suffer. In fact, it might be even a little bit more balanced. The Galliano is somewhat further back in this variant, but adds a little bit of additional flavor.

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