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Muddled Cocktails: The Book Was Better

Swung by to see our friends @navystrengthseattle and they brought me a cocktail that was on fire! Inspiration ensued..."The book was better":2.5 ounces @plantation.rum overproof1/2 Blood Orange1/2oz Lime Juice2 sugar cubesCouple shakes Peychaud's bittersIceCrushed iceFire!Gently pull the pulp from the blood orange, keeping the half shell intact. Drop the pulp in the tin with the sugar and lime juice #muddlefiercely. Add Rum, bitters, and ice. Shake vigorously. Fill glass with crushed ice, strain in cocktail. Pack on a bit more crushed ice and the half shell. Splash a bit of that overproof into the shell and light it up! Add a paper straw (for the sea turtles) and enjoy!Featured here is our Walnut Muddler! Made to bash the juice right out...

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Muddled Cocktails: Gin, Ginger, and Grapefruit

These Walnut Muddlers are American Made in a 100yr old woodworking shop. Built from furniture grade walnut to be light and sturdy. The perfect tool for home or industry!Gin and Rosemary make a killer combo...Cocktail:2oz Gin ( our local go to is @_big_gin ).5oz Rhubarb/Ginger Liqueur from @edinburghginFresh rosemaryLarge chuck of GrapefruitIceRosemary to garnish#muddlefiercely grapefruit and rosemary in the tin. Add ice, Gin, and Liqueur. Shake vigorously. Double-strain into a cool glass, toss in a big ole sprig of rosemary for the grams. Enjoy! Featured here is our Walnut Muddler. Grab yours today at www.brothersmuddlers.com.

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Muddled Cocktails: Mezcal and Watermelon

Baby watermelons and Mezcal!In today's muddled cocktail we were able to grab some tiny watermelons to smash up into a "longing for summer already" cocktail. 2oz Mezcal (our go to is Vida from @delmagueymezcal )1oz Lime Juice4 large chunks of watermelon1/2oz Agave SyrupIce@tajinusa for garnish#muddlefiercely watermelon in the tin, add the rest of the ingredients and shake hard. Grab your glass and do one of those cool instagram rectangle herb garnish things with the @tajinusa . Fill the glass with ice and double strain your cocktail into the glass. Enjoy!Featured here is our Birch Muddler. With Christmas right around the corner, what better gift for the home bartender in your life. Visit us at www.brothersmuddlers.com to grab yours today!

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Muddled Cocktails: Curbside P-Patch

Amaro Cocktails FTW!We finally made a trip over to @fastpennyspirits to try their amaro and they are f'ing spectacular! Smooth, herbally, and use a ton of local PNW ingredients. We mixed up a variation on their cocktail the "Community Garden".Curbside P-Patch:2 oz Vodka ( @batch206 ).75 oz @fastpennyspirits Amaricano BiancaLarge chunk grapefruit.25 oz simple syrupMintIceExtra mint and grapefruit for garnish​Muddle mint and grapefruit in the tin. Add vodka, Amaro, simple, and ice. Gently turn a few times to incorporate. Strain into a cool glass, garnish, and then read every bit of content on @highproofpreacher website to figure out how to take a half way decent cocktail photo. Enjoy! (Quick tip: When muddling soft herbs it's best to press and rock not press...

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Muddled Cocktails: Grand-paw would be proud

We are leaning heavy into our Indiana roots for this one! Featuring another Midwestern fruit called the pawpaw. Pawpaws are an interesting fruit, they grow on low trees with the flesh being sweet and custard like. The taste is like if a banana, mango, and pineapple had a funky Indiana lovechild. Crazy fact for your next trivia night, pawpaws are the largest edible fruit indigenous to the USA. Usually we would go forage them ourselves but it's been crazy so we picked up a few from one of our favorite farm stands @justmefarm !Our friends over @cardinalspirits make a beautiful fruity light rum to set this drink up right. Grand-paw would be proud:1 Medium pawpaw2oz Tiki Rum (@cardinalspirits )3/4oz Pineapple...

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