The Southside (Illinois)
A most engaging theory suggests that the Southside was born on the South Side of Chicago during Prohibition; when gang members fought for quality liquor sources, and often required a barrage of citrus to mask he flavor of inferior booze. Today, however, nobody’s bothered by this refreshing blend - - it’s a crowd pleaser.
How to Make The Southside (Illinois)
- 1Muddle together one mint spring with the lime wedges, and simple syrup in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
- 2Add the gin and shake well. Pour into a double old fashioned glass filled with crushed ice.
- 3Top with club soda and garnish with the remaining sprig of mint.