Southside Cocktail

The Southside is a real crowd pleaser.  Full of fresh muddled mint and lime juice, this cocktail perfect for the dog days of summer. The Southside Cocktail is a prohibition era cocktail, when mint and sugar became more widely used to mask the harsh taste of “bathtub” gin. Here, the triple threat of mint, lime […]

Blackberry Bramble Cocktail

The thickets along the highway and in the backyard are dense with blackberries. There is a bottle of gin on the counter. I’m thirsty. Here is the logical and most enjoyable solution. 1.5 oz gin simple syrup to taste (2 tbs approx) 5-6 fresh blackberries juice of half a lemeon splash of seltzer water Directions: […]

Gin and Grapefruit Juice

Gin and grapefruit juice is an all time favorite. It is easy (which is great because I am rather lazy, especially when it is hot outside) and it is great for all who LOVE all things slightly bitter and beautiful.

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