Grand Mimosa

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Brut Champagne
Freshly squeezed orange juice
Grand Marnier liqueur


Goblet glass
Measuring jigger


There are approximately 101 calories in one serving of Grand Mimosa.

Styles & Flavours


Grand Mimosa image

Serve in a

Goblet glass


Orange slice

How to make:

POUR half the champagne into ice-filled glass (preferably a chunk of block ice), then the orange juice, orange liqueur and then the rest of the champagne.

3 fl oz Brut Champagne (chilled)
1 12 fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice (chilled)
12 fl oz Grand Marnier liqueur

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As the name suggests, the orange of Grand Marnier heavily influences this drink. Basically a Mimosa or a Buck's Fizz (orange juice and champagne) with added oomph.


The Mimosa was created in 1925 at the Ritz Hotel, Paris. The Grand Mimosa benefits from the addition of a splash of Grand Marnier liqueur.

The sketchy history of both the Buck's Fizz and Mimosa can be found on our Buck's Fizz and Mimosa cocktail page.

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