The Fuzzy Navel Throwdown

The “Fuzzy Navel,” as we know it today was created by our dear friend Ray Foley, and rose to fame in the 1980’s. Its great popularity was due, in part, to its catchy lil’ name and the fact that it’s sweet, easy to make, and features the great pairing of peach and orange flavors. What followed soon after were a few variations to this very simple drink—including the Hairy Navel (add vodka) and the Fuzzy Pucker (sub grapefruit juice for orange).

            Now there’s a new navel on the market—“The Naked Navel,” featuring Hiram Walker’s White Peach Schnapps. With a slightly lighter taste, the use of Hiram Walker White Peach Schnapps gives the drink a more delicate, clean, crisp feel. Continuing with the “Navel” theme, they’ve also got recipes for a “Pierced Navel” (with 100 proof vodka) and a “Barbed Navel” (with Agave Tequila).  

            Let’s see how far we can take this…I’ve got an “Innie” (with Amaretto) and an “Outie” (with citrus-flavored Vodka and cranberry juice). Anyone care to 1-up me? See below for all the recipes mentioned:

 

The Fuzzy Navel:

1 ½ oz. Hiram Walker Peach Schnapps

Orange Juice to fill

 

The Hairy Navel:

1 oz. vodka

1 oz. Hiram Walker Peach Schnapps

Orange juice to fill

 

The Naked Navel:

2 parts Vodka

1 part Hiram Walker White Peach Schnapps

2 parts Orange Juice

 

The Pierced Navel:

2 parts 100 Proof Vodka

1 part Hiram Walker White Peach Schnapps

2 parts Orange Juice

 

The Barbed Navel:

2 parts Agave Tequila

1 part Hiram Walker White Peach Schnapps

2 parts Orange Juice

 

The Innie:

2 parts Amaretto

1 part Hiram Walker White Peach Schnapps

2 parts Orange Juice

 

The Outie:

2 parts citrus-flavored vodka

1 part Hiram Walker White Peach Schnapps

2 parts Cranberry Juice

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3 responses to “The Fuzzy Navel Throwdown

  1. Jennifer Clapper

    peach drinks are my favorite. i’ll definitely try these out!

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  3. george

    Love the Innie and Outie – mine drink is really hairy – with absinthe

    Midriff navel – for those who love those short shirts:

    1 part mata hari (not hair) absinthe
    2 parts hiram walker white peach schnapps
    2 parts cold water

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