This cocktail from Matt Gilpin of Highlands Bar and Grill is light, bright, and easy. And, as Highlands' chef/owner Frank Stitt says, it's "shockingly good—it makes you feel on top of the world, kind of like Gatsby."
Be sure to use freshly squeezed grapefruit juice and good vodka.
Great Gatsby Recipe
1 ounce vodka
1 ounce Lillet Blanc
2 1/2 ounces freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
Garnish: orange slice
Fill mixing glass halfway with ice. Add vodka, Lillet Blanc, and grapefruit juice. Stir until cold. Strain into ice-filled glass. Garnish with orange slice.
Mixing glass and cocktail strainer
|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 13g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||1%|
|Total Sugars 4g|
|Vitamin C 39mg||197%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|