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The Last Mohican

The Last Mohican
Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

After last-minute shopping at two malls and a side trip to find wrapping paper only to come home and discover you've run out of Scotch tape, nothing makes the holidays happier than a good stiff drink. It's even better if ... Read more

Total time: 6 minutes | Serves 1
Note: Adapted from Matthew Biancaniello, Library Bar at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
  • 1/2 very ripe Hachiya persimmon
  • 1/4 lime
  • 5 mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish
  • 3/4 ounce agave syrup
  • 2 ounces bourbon (Biancaniello uses Basil Hayden)
  • Pinch of ground Italian espresso (optional)

Step 1In a shaker, muddle the persimmon, lime and mint leaves with the agave syrup. Add ice and the bourbon. Shake and strain over ice. Garnish with a mint sprig. Add an optional pinch of ground Italian espresso.

Each cocktail:
221 calories; 0 protein; 25 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 cholesterol; 0 sugar; 1 mg. sodium.
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