Middleton Made Knives

Shellfish Tools

Expertly Designed

Quintin Middleton grew up with an interest in knives and swords—and, as a Southerner, he knows his way around shellfish. His put his ten plus years as a master blade smith into redesigning shellfish and shucking tools for Middleton Made Knives.

Quintin hails from South Carolina, so he’s no stranger to crab legs—but he found that
traditional crackers weren’t super helpful in breaking them down. He created the Kraken based off of his mother’s seam ripping tool—with a slightly hooked tip to get into joints, and a prong for de-veining shrimp.

The Brew Shucker is his combination of an oyster shucking knife and bottle opener—the perfect pairing for backyard seafood fests. The scaled-down design makes it easy to handle, and its solid weight feels secure in your grip.

Leave no oyster un-shucked, and no crab leg intact. With these tools on hand you can enjoy shellfish with way less hassle.
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Beer, oysters, and shellfish—who’s with me?

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Grommet Launch Conversation

  • Eric

    Hello everyone! I'm proud to introduce The Brew Shucker and the Kraken to The Grommet. I'd be happy to answer any questions you have!

  • Rhonda
    5/20/2016 10:43 AM

    Can we purchase The Brew Shucker and The Kraken as a set at a slightly reduced rate?

  • RCA
    5/20/2016 10:58 AM


  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    5/20/2016 11:07 AM

    Not at the moment, Rhonda, but buying them both does qualify you for free shipping.

  • Jim
    5/20/2016 11:01 AM

    I echo Rhonda's question! I would be interested in buying the set if the price were right.

  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    5/20/2016 11:07 AM

    The price would be right to receive free shipping if you bought them both, Jim.

  • Paulette
    5/20/2016 12:25 PM

    How do they come packaged? Do they have their own safe holder to keep in a drawer? My son-in-law is a wonderful cook, but they have limited space and a 3 year old. would love to give them to him as a birthday gift.

  • Eric
    Eric – Special Guest
    5/20/2016 1:15 PM

    The tools to not come with covers. The Brew Shucker has a blunt tip and the Kraken is small enough to be placed in the back of a drawer

  • Donna
    5/20/2016 8:03 PM

    Middleton is from the south, but the knives are made in China?

  • Mike
    Mike – Grommet Team
    5/23/2016 9:20 AM

    Hi Donna, all of the knives are designed in SC.

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