Rhett Butler 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
- 1⁄2 oz. sweet vermouth
- 1⁄2 oz. simple syrup
- 1⁄2 oz. fresh lemon juice
- Club soda, for topping
- 1⁄2 oz. pineapple juice
- Lemon slice and maraschino cherry, for garnish
- 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.