Skip Nav
Get the Dish
Prepare to Be Mesmerized by These Minnie Mouse Caramel Apples
Food Video
These Rainbow Waffles Taste Like Happiness
Food News
9 Things You Never Knew About Whole Foods, Straight From an Insider Employee

Martin Cate's Contemporary Harvey Wallbanger Recipe

Happy Hour: Modern Henry #1

First it was tiki drinks, and now, the Harvey Wallbanger — the most overwrought cocktail of the recently reexamined fern bar era — has been rearing its head all over the San Francisco bar scene.

I turned to fern bar expert Martin Cate to answer why the Wallbanger's come back into the fray.

"People are still using the tiki era as inspiration for drinks, but now they're saying, 'What other eras can we draw from?'" he explained of the recent rumored fern bar revival. "People are looking for something fun and different to grab onto."
As for the original Harvey, it's good, but not great, says Cate. "It doesn't have enough acid, and it's awfully sweet. But there's flexibility with Galliano, and a little spice notes give it more pep." To bring the Wallbanger up to speed with today's complex cocktails, Martin shared with us his interpretation of what a modern-day drink at Henry Africa's could look like. His new and improved version, after the break.

Modern Henry #1

Modern Henry #1

Martin Cate's Contemporary Harvey Wallbanger Recipe 2010-12-08 11:32:57

Ingredients

  1. 3/4 ounces fresh lemon juice
  2. 1-1/2 ounces fresh orange juice
  3. 3/4 ounce Galliano (new formula)
  4. 1/2 ounce honey syrup
  5. 1-1/2 ounces vodka
  6. 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice; shake and strain over an ice-filled collins glass.
  2. Garnish with an orange slice, and dash an additional drop of Peychaud's on top.

Makes 1 drink.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Holiday Vodka Cranberry Recipe
Happy Hour: Redhead in Bed
Lavender and Vodka Cocktail
Vodka-Infused Oreos
Cranberry Vodka Recipe
Candy Corn-Infused Vodka Recipe
6 Vodkas For People Who Think They Don't Like Vodka

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds