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    Posted on Dec 30, 2013

    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.

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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.