Rhett Butler Cocktail

Rhett Butler Cocktail
Rhett Butler CocktailTodd Coleman

This sweet blend of liqueur and fruit juices is served at Cedar Grove Mansion Inn & Restaurant in Vicksburg, Mississippi. This recipe first appeared in our March 2013 issue along with Keith Pandolfi's story Devouring the Delta.

Rhett Butler Cocktail
This sweet blend of liqueur and fruit juices is served at Cedar Grove Mansion Inn in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Yield: makes 1 COCKTAIL

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. Southern Comfort liqueur
  • 12 oz. sweet vermouth
  • 12 oz. simple syrup
  • 12 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Club soda, for topping
  • 12 oz. pineapple juice
  • Lemon slice and maraschino cherry, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine liqueur, vermouth, syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake for 30 seconds, and strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass filled with fresh ice. Top with soda and pineapple juice; garnish with lemon slice and cherry.