South Side

South Side - Gin Cocktail
South Side Cocktail

Base Spirit: Gin

Type: Classics

Served: Neat/Up

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour, Sweet

About the South Side Cocktail

Despite its name, there are no geographical limitations for this gin cocktail.

Ingredients in the South Side Cocktail

  • 5 Mint leaves
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 oz Gin (Plymouth)
  • 1 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)

Garnish: Mint sprig or lemon twist

Glass: Martini

How to make the South Side Cocktail

In a shaker, gently muddle the mint and lemon juice. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with a mint sprig or lemon twist.

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