Mimosa (cocktail) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Mimosa (disambiguation).
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|IBA Official Cocktail|
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|Served||stirred not shaken|
|Standard drinkware||Champagne flute|
|Preparation||Ensure both ingredients are well chilled, then mix into the glass. Serve cold.|
A Mimosa is a cocktail-like drink composed of one part champagne (or other sparkling wine) and one part thoroughly chilled citrus fruit juice, usually orange juice unless otherwise specified (e.g. "grapefruit [juice] mimosa"). It is traditionally served in a tall champagne flute with a morning brunch as hair of the dog or to guests at weddings.
It is believed to have been invented circa 1925 in the Hôtel Ritz Paris by Frank Meier. It is probably named after the common name in Anglophone Europe for the yellow flowers of Acacia dealbata.
A Buck's Fizz is a similar cocktail, but with twice as much orange juice as champagne.
- Fizz (cocktail) family of cocktails
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- Jump up^ http://www.rhs.org.uk/Gardens/Rosemoor/About-Rosemoor/Plant-of-the-month/January/Acacia-dealbata