Southside Cocktail Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 40
Daily Value: 2%

Low-Fat, Low-Sodium
Low-Fat-Abs, Sugar-Conscious, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free, Egg-Free, Milk-Free, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free
Fat1g1%
Saturated0g1%
Carbs9g3%
Fiber4g16%
Sugars1g0%
Protein2g4%
Sodium16mg1%
Calcium124mg12%
Magnesium42mg10%
Potassium309mg9%
Iron3mg14%
Zinc1mg4%
Phosphorus39mg6%
Vitamin A2145IU43%
Vitamin C24mg40%
Thiamin (B1)0mg3%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg8%
Niacin (B3)1mg4%
Vitamin B60mg3%
Folic Acid (B9)62µg15%
Vitamin E0mg0%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated0g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated0g0%
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Courtesy of PDT

For a true throwback, nothing can beat summer’s Southside, a drink that originated during Prohibition. According to cocktail folklore, this concoction was created by an Irish gang in gangster-ruled Chicago who were attempting to mask the bitter taste of bathtub gin with mint, a refreshing green garnish. Another tale insists it was created at Manhattan’s 21 Club, a preferred hot spot for the elite. It was such a hit among the city’s tastemakers that it became the preferred choice of country club-goers in the Hamptons during the steamy summer months. Today, you can still order this sought-after number at Manhattan’s PDT (Please Don’t Tell), an East Village speakeasy famous for its ultra posh crowd and cozy atmosphere. Nothing sets the mood at a classic joint quite like this classic favorite.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Aviation Gin
  • 3/4 ounce lemon or lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup
  • Loose third pint full of mint leaves

DIRECTIONS

In a pint mixing glass, muddle the mint leaves. Add spirits and mixers. Fill with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass over ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.

Recipe Details

Servings: 1
Special Designations: Healthy

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