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Harvey Wallbanger

Harvey Wallbanger

That unforgettable trio of vodka, OJ and Galliano.

An essential drink of the ’70s disco and fern-bar era, the Harvey Wallbanger has a past that is murky and full of questions. But whether the popular story of its creation in a Sunset Boulevard bar turns out to be true—and it’s likely we’ll never know for sure—there’s something about this cocktail that simply shouts Los Angeles.


  • 1½ oz. vodka
  • 4 oz. fresh orange juice
  • ½ oz. Galliano
  • Tools:barspoon
  • Glass:Collins
  • Garnish:orange slice


Combine vodka and orange juice in an ice-filled glass and stir to combine. Pour the Galliano over the back of a barspoon so that the liqueur floats atop the drink. Garnish.

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