The Mary Pickford, named after the silent movie star from the early 1900s, is a well known classic cocktail. Here John Gertsen, bar manager of Drink in Boston, tweaks the proportions a bit in favor of the rum, for a less sweet version.
What to buy: Maraschino liqueur is a relatively dry liqueur with a subtle bitter-almond flavor; it can be found at any well-stocked liquor store. While it can easily be found in stores, we recommend making your own Grenadine for this recipe.
This recipe was featured as part of our New Year’s Eve Speakeasy Party.
- Yields: 1 drink
- Total: Under 5 mins
- 1 1/2 ounces white rum
- 1 ounce pineapple juice
- 1/4 ounce grenadine
- 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add all ingredients and shake vigorously until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass.