THE SOUTHERN COMFORT COCKTAIL NAMED AFTER A FAMOUS MOVIE ICON
The Southern Comfort cocktail was created in the late 1800s by a bartender in New Orleans.
The cocktail was originally called the Cuffs and Buttons, but was later renamed to Southern Comfort.
The drink gained popularity in the 1920s and 1930s during the Prohibition era.
The cocktail was named after a famous movie icon, John Wayne, who was a fan of the drink.
John Wayne was known for his love of Southern Comfort and would often order it on the rocks.
The Southern Comfort cocktail is made with Southern Comfort, lime juice, and lemon-lime soda.
The cocktail is often garnished with a lime wedge and served over ice.
Today, the Southern Comfort cocktail remains a popular drink and is enjoyed by many around the world.