The Harvey Wallbanger is not a terrible drink, but it lacks complexity, and the nuances of the Galliano are totally drowned out by the OJ. I wanted my updated version to highlight the Galliano and make it stand out the same way its obnoxiously tall bottle stands out on a back bar shelf.
'galliano' on Serious Eats
Sometimes, an adaptation is a sad thing. Other times, as with 1534's Wally Harbanger, it's a happy departure from the original. The Wally Harbanger holds little in common with its nominal muse, aside from a dyslexic take on its name, and the ingredient without which the Harvey Wallbanger would be a mere Screwdriver: Galliano.