How to Make a Harvey Wallbanger Cocktail

The Harvey Wallbanger is probably one of the most loved cocktails made by mixing Vodka and Orange along with other ingredients. It was invented in 1952 by brother in law of a senator from New York State Donato Duke Antone. Yes, Duke Antone the three times world champion mixologist.

The drink was named after a beach surfer who was regular customer of Blackwatch Bar owned by the patron of Duke. The drink gives you a perfect hype as its ingredients are one of those made to create hangovers. Hence if you are looking for a perfect party treat where everyone wants to go mad then this drink is for you.

If it’s a friends’ party, preparing the drink yourself will be great option, so gather the ingredients and follow the step by step guide precisely.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Serving Size: 1

Utensils: A Collins glass, a stirrer


– 3/4 ounces of vodka
– Orange slice for garnishing
– Marashino cherry for garnishing
– ¼ ounce of Galliano
– Ice Cubes as required
– 1-1/2 ounces of fresh orange juice


  • 1

    Take a large Collins glass and pour ¾ ounces of vodka in it and then add orange juice and mix them together.

  • 2

    Now add ice cubes in the glass as required. Using crush ice can also be a good choice.

  • 3

    Add quarter ounce of Galliano in the glass and mix all of the ingredients with the help of stirrer.

  • 4

    Garnish the drink with orange slice and cherry, that’s it your Harvey Wallbanger cocktail is ready to lift off, serve chilled.

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