They say The Southside was Al Capone’s Favourite drink. A long version of the drink with crushed ice originated on the Chicago’s south side and was enjoyed by Southside Mobsters. The Mafiosi from the other side of town favoured the Northside cocktail (gin & ginger ale).
60mL The Botanist Gin
30mL Lime juice
15mL Sugar syrup
5-6 Mint leaves
Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice & shake well. Double strain & pour into a martini glass. Garnish with a mint leaf
Swap mint leaf for your choice of small foraged edible flowers.