2 oz (60 ml) gin (juniper/herbaceous/spicy)
1 oz (30 ml) simple or cane syrup
1 oz (30 ml) fresh lemon juice
6 mint leaves
Fresh mint (for garnish)
In a shaker, add all the ingredients.
Fill with ice cream and stir until your fingers get very cold.
Strain through a fine sieve into a chilled cup.
Garnish with a bunch of fresh mint.
About our Classic Southside
A mojito in which rum was substituted for gin and lime for lemon? A cocktail drunk by mobsters in Chicago's South Side District? A creation of the Twenty-One Club of New York? The truth is that you will immediately fall in love with this perfectly balanced cocktail that will convince even those who prefer vodka to gin.