The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

The Great Gatsby cocktail was created by Matt Gilpin of Highlands Bar and Grill located in Birmingham, AL. It is light, bright, and easy and, according to Highlands’ chef/owner Frank Stitt, it’s “shockingly good—it makes you feel on top of the world, kind of like Gatsby.”


  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Lillet Blanc
  • 2 1/2 oz Freshly Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
  • Garnish: Orange Slice

Cocktail Preparation

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.

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