The Other Side of Summer

Daniel Shoemaker mixes an herby, subtly savory melon soda into the classic Southside. The result is great on a hot day.

  • Servings: Makes 1 Drink

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  • 10 mint leaves, plus 2 mint sprigs for garnish
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 4 ounces Melon Soda

How to make this recipe

  1. In a shaker, muddle the mint leaves. Add ice and the gin, citrus juices and bitters; shake well. Add the Melon Soda. <a href=" title="Cocktail technique: Fine-straining">Fine-strain</a> into an iced-filled collins glass. Smack the mint sprigs over the drink, then add as garnish.

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