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Pineapple Ginger Muddle

Photo: Jeffery Cross
Total time 5 mins
Yield Serves 2
Impress friends with Pineapple Ginger Muddle. For this cocktail, we muddle zippy ginger, sweet-tart pineapple, and fresh thyme  and combine with pisco and chilled ginger beer--guaranteed to awaken your tastebuds.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 4 thin slices fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (optional)
  • 6 tablespoons pisco
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 cup chilled ginger beer
  • Thyme sprigs for garnish

How to Make It

  1. Combine pineapple, ginger, thyme leaves if using, and ice in a cocktail shaker; muddle until pineapple is a chunky pulp.

  2. Add pisco and lime juice. Shake and pour (without straining) into 2 tall glasses. Top each with about 1/2 cup chilled ginger beer and garnish each with a thyme sprig.