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Muddled Cocktails: Persimmon Sour

 For those Midwesterners and Southerners among us you should be well aware of this awesome American fruit. For the rest, these bitter/sweet soft mushy fruit are a staple around the fall table. Persimmon Sour:2oz mashed persimmon pulp2oz Bourbon ( @bulleit )1/2oz Lemon Juice1/4oz Orange Juice1/4oz SimpleIceChunky ice cubeGrated nutmeg to garnishUse your awesome hardwood muddler to #muddlefiercely a couple persimmons into a paste in the bottom of your tin. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake aggressively. Double strain into a chilled high ball glass with a chunky cube in it. Garnish with a bit of nutmeg. Tastes just like fall and beats the pants off a pumpkin spiced anything. If you can't get your hands on American Persimmons,...

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Muddled Cocktails: El Largato

Look at this beautiful color! It's a sweet and spicy one for sure. El Largarto:3 one inch chunks of Dragon Fruit2.5oz Tequila (@espolontequila )3/4oz @cointreau_us 1/2oz Lime JuiceGarnish plus a sprinkle in the shake @jacobsensaltco Ghost Chili Salt. #muddlefiercely Dragon Fruit and Lime juice in the tin. Add tequila, cointreau, ice, and a sprinkle of the Chili Salt. Shake vigorously. Rim glass with Chili Salt, strain, and enjoy!Featured here is our Walnut Muddler. Perfect for slaying the dragon fruit. Just remember to give it a rinse right away. Dragon fruit will stain up the best of tools. To keep your wood tools as safe from staining as possible don't forget to give them a condition with out custom Muddler wax...

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Muddled Cocktails: Muddled Cooler

Here is a funky little cooler for you...Muddled Cooler:1.5oz Batavia-Arrack1.5oz @puebloviejomx Blanco Tequila3 Mint Leaves1/2 Blood Orange5 BlueberriesIceCrushed iceQuick note on Muddling Mint leaves. Most cheap muddlers out there have those serrated ends. These are terrible for herbs and peels as they over express or in the case of Mint, chop it to death and leave it mucking up your drink. That's why our muddler has a flat bottom, you can express those mint oils without filtering mint chunks with your teeth later. #saynotoserratedmuddlers Squeeze Blood Orange juice into tin, add Blueberries, and Mint. Muddle gently. Add Arrack and TequilaGentle shake with iceStrain into a crush ice filled glassPaper straw, top with crushed ice, garnish, enjoy!Featured here is our Walnut Muddler. Flat...

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Muddled Cocktails: Letters of Urgency

Snow Leopard Melons!  These super sweet and tasty members of the honeydew family are killer and make for a great cocktail. Dazzling Display3 large chunks of Snow Leopard Melon (Honeydew will also work).2.5oz Cachaca ( @novofogo )1oz lemon juice.5oz SimpleEgg whiteIceTanjin to rim (and a little to waste for the grams)Muddle melon in the tin.Add simple, lemon juice, Cachaca, and egg white to the tin. I like to pull the spring off my Hawthorne strainer and "dry" shake my egg whites with it in the tin to froth everything well. Put the spring back on, add some ice, and shake vigorously. Add ice to glassStrain into an already garnished glass. Shaken hard enough and with the spring is should come...

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Muddled Cocktails: Archangel

A simple but interesting muddled cocktail for this evening, the Archangel. Seen here with our Birch Muddler. Archangel:1 Thick Cucumber slice2.25oz Gin (I used my go too Old Tom @ransomspirits )3/4oz AperolIceClassically, you want a 🍋 twist garnish but we used the last of ours in a last minute ricotta so it's a fuchsia flower from the garden. Muddle cucumberAdd Gin, Aperol, and ice. ShakeStrain into a chilled glassGarnish and enjoy!Few fun facts, 1. @ransomspirits makes one of the finest Old Tom gins I've ever had. 2. Fuchsia flowers are in fact edible. 3. Our Muddlers will smash the hell out of a piece of cucumber.🌈The more you know! 🌟 Featured here is our Birch Muddler. Perfect for mashing some watermelon...

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