Yes, Fuzzy Navel is a weird name but believe us the flavours are transcendent. While the name might put you off, the combination of peach schnapps and orange is truly delightful. The name is highly derivative. 

 

Fuzzy comes from peach schnapps and peach tends to have fuzz. Navel is an alternative name for orange. The beverage is about forty years old and is simple enough for anyone to master. Mixing drinks with schnapps is a tradition from the 80s, the era which birthed the cocktails Slippery Nipple and teeny Weeny Woo Woo. In many countries, the Fuzzy Navel is called the Cold Medina, but sadly since it is not a wild enough name they aren’t quite so popular.

 

You can also replace the soda with lemonade or replace the soda with even more liquor namely vodka. The drink, in fact, was inspired by the Screwdriver which is a concoction of vodka and orange juice. 

 

Here are all the Fuzzy Navel Mix you need to learn to make

 

The “Basic” Fuzzy Navel

 

Ingredients 

45 mL of peach schnapps

45 mL of orange juice

 

Instructions 

In a glass, add the peach schnapps and orange juice. Add some ice, and stir till the glass becomes cold. Top with some soda and garnish with some fresh thyme.

 

The Hairy Navel

 

Ingredients 

30 mL of peach schnapps

15 mL of vodka

45 mL of orange juice

 

Instructions

In a cocktail shaker with no ice, add the peach schnapps, vodka and orange juice. Shake and add to a coupe glass. Garnish with some candied lemon.

 

Christmassy Fuzz

 

Ingredients 

45 mL of peppermint schnapps

45 mL of cranberry juice

 

Instructions 

In a glass, add the peppermint schnapps and cranberry juice. Add some ice, and stir till the glass becomes cold. Top with some water and garnish with some fresh rosemary.