Mary Pickford in Berlin


5. November 2014 by swizzzlestick

Yesterday night Eva and I came back from a wonderful short trip to Berlin.

1-DSCN1752Apart from the typical tourist attractions and the vibrant city life at day we, of course, enjoyed the night life as well.

1-DSCN1756In the 1st night we went to Green Door where we had drinks mixed on world-class level.

green_door_01Picture above: “Green Door”Press Photos

My beloved Eva developed the capacity to find the most amazing drinks and enjoyed there a fantastic Mary Pickford. Isn´t she so lovely and beautiful?

1-DSCN1760In the 2nd night we went to Harry´s New-York Bar in the Esplanade Hotel where we had awesome Martinis and Manhattans while listening to live piano music and enjoying the wonderful lounge atmosphere.

1-DSCN1784Being back at home again I wanted to re-do the Mary Pickford. Having studied a few recipes I decided to try two versions, one with the (more original) ratio of Rum to pineapple juice from 1:1 and one with the ratio of 2:1.

I can say both versions are great, the first one is fruiter and lighter and in the second version the rum draws more attention.


50ml White Rum, 50ml (2nd version 25ml) Pineapple Juice, 1 TS Grenadine, 6 drops Maraschino

1-100_8323Picture above: Rum to pineapple juice with 1:1 ratio


Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe.

1-100_8335Picture above: Rum to pineapple juice with 2:1 ratio



2 thoughts on “Mary Pickford in Berlin

  1. One of my very favorite cocktails, a true classic in every sense.

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