Southside Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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2 ounces gin, such as Plymouth

1 ounce lime juice 

3/4 ounce simple syrup 

1 sprig mint 

1 fresh mint leaf 


Special equipment:
Chilled martini glass
  1. Combine the gin, lime juice, simple syrup and mint sprig in a shaker. Add some ice cubes and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  2. Garnish with one mint leaf, smacked to release the oils, floating on top of the cocktail.