Mary Pickford Cocktail

Mary Pickford Cocktail
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The Mary Pickford cocktail, an exquisite blend of flavors and a testament to the glamour of the golden era of Hollywood has etched its name in the annals of mixology history, and as proof of this, it was chosen to be one of the IBA official cocktails. This cocktail is named after the iconic Canadian-born actress Mary Pickford, this delightful cocktail pays homage to her elegance, grace, and talent that captivated audiences during the early 20th century. Created in the 1920s, a time when the cocktail culture was in its heyday, the Mary Pickford cocktail quickly became a favorite drink among the elite and fashionable social circles of the era. Its vibrant hue, reminiscent of the rosy cheeks of silent film starlets, and its refreshing combination of rum, pineapple juice, grenadine, and maraschino liqueur, transported drinkers to a realm of sophistication and luxury. As we delve into the history of this iconic cocktail, we unravel a tale that intertwines the worlds of film, mixology, and timeless allure, leaving a lasting imprint on the palates and memories of those who partake in its exquisite flavors.

Mary Pickford Cocktail Recipe

  1. 45 ml white rum

  2. 45 ml of pineapple juice

  3. 7.5 ml grenadine

  4. 5 ml maraschino liqueur

  5. Ice

  6. Garnish: Luxardo cherry

the mary pickford cocktail

How to Make the Mary Pickford Cocktail

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and add white rum, pineapple juice, grenadine, and maraschino liqueur.

  2. Shake for about 10 seconds, until chilled.

  3. Strain the mix into a coupe glass.

  4. Garnish with a Luxardo cherry.