Summer on the Southside, featuring Catoctin Creek

This is a collaboration between Matt Savopoulos and I. It a refreshing riff on a Southside, with a few summery ingredients to set it apart.

1.25 oz. Catoctin Creek Watershed Gin
0.75 oz. Lime Juice
0.5 oz. Cointreau
0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
0.5 oz. Grapefruit Juice
One Small Pinch of Mint (approximately 8 leaves)
1 Dash of Angostura Bitters
2 Dashes Peach Bitters (Fee Brothers is fine)
2 oz. Soda Water (or desired preference)

In a one pint mason jar. Add mint. Muddle lightly. Add the rest of the ingredients to the glass except soda water. Add ice to fill. Attach to a shaker and shake thoroughly. Add Soda Water and then Ice to fill mason jar. Garnish with lime wheel and mint sprigs.

Brett Harder of The Whiskey Jar
227 W Main St. Charlottesville, VA 22902