how to make the

Southside

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The Southside is a classic gin cocktail made with citrus, sugar, and mint that has several possible origin stories.  It's believed to have been created at either Long Island’s Southside Sportsmen’s Club in the early 1900s or by Al Capone and his gang in Chicago. However, it was first recorded in print in Hugo Enslinn’s Recipes for Mixed Drinks in 1917.

Cocktail

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London Dry Gin Lime Juice Homemade Simple Syrup Orange Bitters Mint

Ingredients

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Add mint leaves and simple syrup to a shaker. Muddle gently. Add gin, lime juice, orange bitters, and ice to shaker. Shake for 10-20 seconds. Double strain into a cocktail glass.

Directions

Enjoy!

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