Friday, January 10, 2014

Cocktail gear: Arctic Chill Muddler

I've been using a crummy, cheap wooden muddler for awhile. The bottom is cracked, the paint is peeling, and to be honest, it's got kind of an odor:

So I tried out a different type of muddler for a change of pace. A stainless steel one with nice little bruisers on the bottom:

I took it for a test drive first on an old fashioned Instead of using simple, I decided to grind the sugar into the bitters. The little teeth worked nicely. They also work beautifully to gently bruise mint for juleps.

At 14 bucks, it's a good investment if you want to go the stainless steel route instead of wood. You can get the here

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