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Bucks Fizz

Bucks Fizz
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The Ingredients

50 ml Orange Juice, 100 ml Champagne,

How To make a Bucks Fizz

Pour 50 ml of orange juice into Champagne flute. Using a bar spoon, float Champagne on top. Lightly stir to combine.

Social and Cocktail says:

The Bucks Fizz cocktail is a popular wedding cocktail which is two parts Champagne and one part orange juice. In the past this cocktail also included grenadine syrup, but rarely does today.The Bucks Fizz cocktail is very similar to another popular cocktail called the Mimosa, with the only difference being that the Mimosa is equal parts Champagne and orange juice.

The Bucks Fizz cocktail was created at The Bucks Club in London where in the 1920`s were legend has it that it was created as an early morning/ brunch cocktail. The original recipe apparently featured additional ingredients than Champagne and orange juice and was created by a bartender called McGarry. Since then bartenders have looked to give the cocktail an extra kick of flavour by adding such ingredients as gin and Peter Heering cherry liqueur.

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Did You Know?

Bucks Fizz is popularly served at weddings as a less alcoholic alternative to Champagne.