Tory’s favorite cocktail to serve during the summer is the classic Southside, which seems to work with any occasion.
4 mint leaves, plus mint sprig for serving
1 oz simple syrup
2 oz gin
1 oz fresh lemon juice
Club soda (for serving)
Muddle mint leaves with simple syrup in a shaker. Add gin and lemon juice; fill shaker with ice. Shake until frosty. Strain into an ice-filled glass; top off with a splash of club soda and a mint sprig.