- 50ml Cape Dry Gin
- ½ fresh lime, diced
- 6-8 fresh mint leaves
- 25ml sugar syrup
- Muddle the lime pieces, sugar syrup and the mint leaves in a shaker.
- Add gin and ice, and shake.
- Strain into martini glass leaving the pieces of lime and mint behind
- Garnish with a slapped mint leaf and a wheel of fresh lime.
For a Dirty Southside, empty the entire contents of the shaker into a tall glass (mint and crushed lime included) and top up with soda and ice.
[Simple Syrup Recipe: Mix 250g of sugar, 250ml water and ½ tsp lemon juice in a saucepan. Simmer (not boil) for 5 minutes, cool and store in fridge for up to 2 weeks]