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  • n. An alcoholic cocktail made with vodka, Vanilla Galliano and orange juice.

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  • n. a cocktail made of vodka or gin and orange juice and Galliano


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  • With a quarter hour her repertoire included Rob Roy, Sidecar, Sloe Gin Fizz, Tom Collins and Comm Collins, with vodka, so named by Russkie-hating Uncle Nick, and prettiest of all, Harvey Wallbanger, a froth as creamy yellow as the egg custard her mother whipped up for her when she was recovering from flu.


  • Maybe a Negroni or a Harvey Wallbanger type but... and yes, it was the tail end of the 70's, and he had a new younger wife, but to see my Dad eat daikon and seaweed was pretty laughable if it wasn't so tragic.

    Dana Delany: Standing Up for My Father

  • I tend to call this epoch the "Tom Cruise Era of Bartending" -- coinciding with the rise of the Harvey Wallbanger and the frozen daiquiri and the Long Island Iced Tea and the Fuzzy Navel and bright-colored shots with names that can't printed in a "family newspaper".

    Spirits: The last of the fabled free pourers

  • Where would Galliano be if not for the Harvey Wallbanger?

    What Sibling Rivalry Has Wrought

  • We served the "Harvey" cupcakes at a brunch we had today, and later this afternoon, Laura and I were chatting about the Harvey Wallbanger drink or should I say "cocktail"?...and how we used to drink it way back when...and I remembered too much about it, but we won't go there...

    Oh, Harvey Wallbanger Cupcakes...Thanks for the Memories!

  • A number of years ago, the Yuppy rage was Harvey Wallbanger cakes.

    Party Like It's 1999

  • Any episode with our buddy Donna and Poisoned Charades How is ‘Harvey Wallbanger’ one word?

    DOCTOR WHO “The Unicorn and the Wasp”: Why Didn’t The Mirror Crack from Side to Side? « TV BACON

  • There was a ceremony, I can't remember the name of it now, in which honored guests were hung upside down from the overhead and given a glass of Harvey Wallbanger to guzzle.


  • Later, Galliano -- of Harvey Wallbanger fame -- was added to exploit even more elaborately lewd naming opportunities.

    No Kidding, It's Good

  • Paralleling the Internet's economic assault on print, social changes rendered the Playboy paraphernalia of bunny ears, Harvey Wallbanger cocktails and smirking swingers somewhat quaint.

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