A simple, minty classic, the South Side is the perfect introduction to gin cocktails.
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 bartender Kevin Diedrich make a South Side in our How to Cocktail video.
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