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Try a Violet Southside for a Vibrant Twist on a Cocktail Classic

violet southside cocktail
Ink Gin

It’s official: purple cocktails are coming back in a big way. Picture perfect for Instagram, you can use colour changing gin to make a striking Southside cocktail.

One of the key classic gin cocktails, a Southside is typically a zingy fusion of lime and mint that gives it a light green appearance in a glass, but the addition of Ink Gin from Australia gives it a vibrant violet flair that every stylish gin lover will adore.

Ink Gin Southside Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 60ml Ink Gin

  • 30ml lime juice

  • 20ml simple syrup

  • Mint leaves

Method:

  1. Shake gin, juice and syrup, plus three mint leaf, in a shaker with ice.
  2. Double strain into a coupe glass and float a mint leaf on top to garnish.

Ink Gin (43% ABV, 700ml) is available from Gin Kin Shop.