Stone Fruit Smash

Stone Fruit Smash

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INGREDIENTS

For the Smash:

  • 1 small (like apricot) or half large (like peach) stone fruit, skin on and roughly chopped
  • 1.5 oz gin (or bourbon if you prefer)
  • 1 oz cream
  • .5 oz honey syrup
  • .5 oz fresh squeezed and strained lemon juice
  • Dash of angostura bitters

For the Syrup:

[use a kitchen scale]

  • 128 grams very hot water
  • 200 grams honey
DIRECTIONS

For the Smash:

(1) Muddle the fruit in the bottom of a cocktail shaker until very juicy and pulpy. Add remaining ingredients and small handful of ice.

(2) Shake for 10 seconds and strain into a chilled pilsner glass filled with crushed ice. Add more crushed ice to top and garnish with stone fruit slice. Serve with a straw. 

For the Syrup:

(1) Stir rapidly until completely combined. Store in the fridge.  

*TIP*: If you don't have a kitchen scale, use 2/3 cup honey and 1/3 cup hot water.