Traditions Southside

This sweet afternoon cocktail makes the top of 2012 list over at SeriousEats.

 

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    Ingredients
  • 2 oz London Dry Gin
  • 3/4 oz Lime juice – fresh squeezed
  • 3/4 oz Lemon juice – fresh squeezed
  • 1 oz Simple syrup
  • 10 Fresh mint leaves
  • 1 oz Cold club soda
  • 1 sprig mint
    Directions
  1. Fill cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add gin, lime, lemon, simple syrup, and mint leaves. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
  3. Strain into ice filled serving glass or mason jar, top with soda water. Garnish with mint sprig and serve immediately.
  4. Note: For simple syrup combine 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Cool before using. Will keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Calories per serving: 193