Rhett Butler Cocktail

  • Serves

    makes 1 COCKTAIL

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.


  • 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


Step 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.

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