Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Gin Cocktails

South Side

A simple, minty classic, the South Side is the perfect introduction to gin cocktails.


  • 2 oz No. 3 gin
  • 5 Mint leaves
  • 1 oz Simple syrup
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • Garnish: 1 None Mint sprig


  1. In a shaker, muddle the mint and simple syrup.

  2. Add the lemon juice and gin, and fill with ice.

  3. Shake, and double-strain into a cocktail glass.

  4. Garnish with a mint sprig.