Mandarin Champagne Punch

Friday, July 11, 2014

We're off to Florida tonight, so I thought it was only appropriate to share an orange cocktail perfectly suited to the Sunshine State. After our red eye flight, I think I'll be ready for one (or two) of these potent punches!

Mandarin Champagne Punch 

1 1/2 oz Hangar 1 Mandarin Blossom vodka
3/4 oz peach schnapps
1/2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 oz freshly squeezed orange juice

Combine vodka, peach schnapps and freshly squeezed juice in a shaker with ice. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Top with Champagne and garnish with strips of fresh mint.

Notes: This cocktail is our take on a classic–the disgustingly named Hairy Navel. Freshly squeezed juice, Hangar 1's Mandarin Blossom vodka and a touch of Champagne elevate this punch line into a positively delectable cocktail–cheers!

Image by Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times.


  1. mmmmm sounds delicious! have a happy weekend! xo jillian - cornflake dreams 

  2. Golly, I wish I would have had this recipe yesterday when we had people over for World Cup. Looks divine!

  3. I'm hosting a little brunch next weekend for a few of my girlfriends and this looks like the most perfect drink. Can't wait to try. Enjoy Florida!! xoxo

  4. Just the vodka alone sounds delicious! Hope you're having fun in Florida!

  5. This sounds amazing- so much better than "Hairy Navel!" I hope you have a wonderful time in Florida!

  6. I love any cocktail with champagne ;) Have a wonderful weekend, Lena!



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