Buck's Fizz (cocktail)

WPMIXInfobox
iba = yes
source =
sourcelink = buckfizz
name = Buck's Fizz


caption =
type = wine
flaming =
champagne = yes
served = straight
garnish = orange twist
drinkware = flute
ingredients =
* 10cl (2 parts) orange juice
* 5cl (one part) champagne
prep =
* Pour the orange juice into glass and top up champagne. Stir gently, garnish and serve.
notes =
footnotes =

The Buck's Fizz is an alcoholic drink made with orange juice and champagne. Some older recipes list grenadine as an additional ingredient, although the International Bartenders Association recipe does not include it.

Overview

The drink is named after London's Buck's Club where it was invented, and first served, by one of its barmen, Mr McGarry, in 1921.

Buck's Fizz is the English version of the French Mimosa cocktail, and predates the Mimosa by four years.Fact|date=March 2008

Sometimes, where real Champagne is not available or cannot be afforded, a sparkling white wine or perry is used in its place.

ee also

* Fizz (cocktail) family of cocktails


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