Daniel Shoemaker mixes an herby, subtly savory melon soda into the classic Southside. The result is great on a hot day. Slideshow: Refreshing Fruit Cocktails
In a shaker, muddle the mint leaves. Add ice and the gin, citrus juices and bitters; shake well. Add the Melon Soda. Fine-strain into an iced-filled collins glass. Smack the mint sprigs over the drink, then add as garnish.