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Americans Have Been Lying To Us Because Mimosas Are Just Buck's Fizz

Buck's fizz is a drink you give to children.

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In the UK we were led to believe that mimosas were the queen of brunch cocktails, the kind of thing Taylor Swift would be drinking in this picture.

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And Bloody Marys were an inferior, dirtier, generally crapper brunch cocktail widely available in the UK.

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These are the kinds of people who drink buck's fizz: grannies and 12-year-olds.

You might have a glass on Christmas morning, but if you're over the age of 16 you'll probably just stick to the champagne.

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Buck's fizz is nice, but champagne is nicer, so you only have buck's fizz if you are a child or if you can't afford to give champagne to everyone.

Some people argue there is a difference between a mimosa and a buck's fizz: buck's fizz contains more like two-thirds champagne, while a mimosa is half champagne and half orange juice.