Southside Fizz

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Fizz or Highball (8oz to 10oz)
Measuring jigger
Fine sieve

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Mint sprig

How to make:

Lightly MUDDLE mint in base of shaker (just to bruise). Add next three ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into (empty) chilled glass. TOP with soda.

7 fresh Mint leaves
2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
12 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
Top up with Soda from siphon

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Our comment:

Thought to have been created at the Southside Sportsman's Club in Long Island, New York in the 1890s when the style of drink known as a Fizz was at the height of its popularity.

This recipe adapted from Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.


A minty Collins.

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