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The Southside cocktail is an iconic drink that has been a staple of American bars for generations. It’s a refreshing mix of gin, mint, lime juice, and simple syrup that is perfect for sipping on hot summer days.
The origin of the recipe is believed to have been in 1916, as it was first published in Hugo R. Ensslin’s book “Recipes for Mixed Drinks”.
60 ml gin
30 ml fresh lime juice
22 ml simple syrup
5 mint leaves
Garnish: mint sprig
Add 5 mint leaves, simple syrup, and fresh lime juice to a cocktail shaker and muddle.
Fill the cocktail shaker with ice, and add gin.
Shake for about 12 seconds, until chilled.
Strain the mix into a coupe glass and garnish with a mint sprig.