About the South Side Cocktail
A simple, minty classic, the South Side is the perfect introduction to gin cocktails.
Ingredients in the South Side Cocktail
- 5 Mint leaves
- 1 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
- 1 oz Lemon juice
- 2 oz No. 3 Gin
Garnish: Mint sprig
How to make the South Side Cocktail
In a shaker, muddle the mint and simple syrup. Add the lemon juice and gin, and fill with ice. Shake, and double-strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.
Watch top San Francisco bartender Kevin Diedrich make a South Side in our How to Cocktail video below.