Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Elevated Fuzzy Navel

January 04, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Hey There,

Traditionally, a fuzzy navel cocktail is a mixed drink made from peach schnapps and orange juice. This classic was created by Ray Foley, who stumbled across this combination in the 80s.  If you add 1 oz Vodka, it is then called a hairy navel, and the more vodka you add the hairier it gets!! We didn't like that name so much, so we named our version which includes an additional twist, the elevated fuzzy navel. We hope you enjoy! As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages

This makes 2 drinks! Let's get started!

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Here's what you need:

For Garnish
2 Orange Slices
2 Small Bunches of Mint Leaves

 

For Drink
5-7 Oranges (blood oranges can be used)
2 Tsp. Peach Preserves
1 oz. Handcrafted Vodka 
3 oz. Peach Schnapps
10 Mint Leaves
Ice

 

You will also need, 2 rocks tumblers, a citrus juicer, muddler, mixing glass, hawthorne strainer and bar spoon.

 

Let's Make the Garnish!

  1. Cut 2 medium sized, round orange slices.
  2. Cut an additional slice in the middle of each round slice but only about halfway down.
  3. Make one last cut perpendicular to the slice you just made.
  4. Grab each piece from the cut you just made and twist in opposite directions.
  5. Set aside along with 2 small bunches of mint leaves.

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Let's Make the Drink!

  1. Juice all oranges you have set aside. You'll need about 8 oz.
  2. In mixing glass add:
    • Peach Preserves (2 tsp.)
    • Mint Leave (10 leaves or so)
    • Vodka (1 oz.)
  3. Muddle mixture for 10 seconds or so.
  4. Add ice
  5. Add peach schnapps
  6. Stir with bar spoon
  7. Add Ice to your rocks tumblers and pour mixture evenly between both glasses.
  8. Top with orange juice.
  9. Add the garnishes you set aside earlier.
  10. Enjoy!

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Orange juice is like duct tape; it fixes everything."

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