Sometimes you just want something simple and comforting at 5pm. The Harvey Wallbanger is an easy, sweet cocktail that almost tastes like an orange creamsicle thanks to the addition of the light vanilla flavor of Galliano liqueur. Check out the video to see Martin Cate of Smuggler’s Cove in San Francisco give a history lesson on the Fern Bar era of cocktails: the 1970s and ’80s. While explaining why sweet, slushy drinks were such a hit at the time, he demos a classic Fern Bar cocktail, the Harvey Wallbanger.

  • Yield: 1 cocktail
  • Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients (3)

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces orange juice
  • 3/4 ounce Galliano


  1. Add vodka and orange juice to a tall, ice-filled glass.
  2. Float the Galliano on top and stir gently