Mighty Thirst Halloween: Persimmon Bob

19th October 2012

I’m posting Halloween-themed cocktails this week, because someone needs to numb us for the zombie apocalypse.

Bobbing for apples seems so time consuming when you realize the juice comes bottled now. Thanks, science.

Persimmon Bob

Blend these to make persimmon puree:
– 2 Fuyu persimmons
– 1 tsp. vanilla
– 2 shots water

And then mix these to make your cocktail:
– 1 shot persimmon puree
– a squeeze of lemon
– a shot of Bulliet bourbon
– 2 shots apple juice
– a pinch of nutmeg

Here’s to pulling the record out of its sleeve, sneaking a smoke on the stoop, and jumping on the bed — especially when the bed is a futon.

I’m making 100 cocktails as part of my Life List. This is number fifteen. Here are the rest:

1. Shots in ‘Cots 2. Avocado Bourbon Shake 3. The Vacation 4. Sassy Lassi 5. Cherry Bing 6. The ABC 7. Toddy Shots 8. Cafe Picante 9. Gin and Juice (Box) 10. The Neighbor 11. Halloween Spiked Cider 12. Bloodthirsty Mulled Wine 13. Killer Bloody Mary 14. Bourbon Pumpkin Shake

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