Southern Swing Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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1-ounce Southern Comfort

1-ounce gin

2 ounces cranberry juice

Squeeze fresh lemon

Simple syrup, to taste (procedure follows)

Lemon slices, for garnish


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass, or over ice into an iced tea glass. Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  2. To make Simple Syrup; Combine equal parts sugar and water in a small pot over medium heat. Heat just until sugar is completely dissolved. Chill before using.
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