The Best Mimosa You Can Make With Ingredients From The Corner Store

Oh shit. It’s New Years Day, but you’ve got no fresh-squeezed OJ. Fear not: We’ve conducted intensive and thorough research to help you make the best mimosa possible with ingredients from your local bodega, deli, or whatever you call the store on the corner. posted on

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First, we purchased every orange drink we could find at our local deli. (Independent variables.)

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Then we added champagne. (The constant.)

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Then we set up our new books editor as the blind taste tester (because fuck the new guy).

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And told him to take scientific notes.

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Then away we went…

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And here are the results, from least to most acceptable:

9. Gatorade

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8. Nantucket Nectars

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7. Mistic

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6. Tropicana

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5. Orangina

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4. Sunkist

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3. Simply Orange

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2. Odwalla

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1. Fanta

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And the winner is…

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Are you kidding? Go buy some fresh-squeezed. No one wants Fanta with brunch. That shit is ridiculous. Grab some oranges, squeeze them fruits, and make yourself a proper mimosa. Gatorade and champagne? C’mon.

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