Smoked Cocktails Recipes for a Smoke Box and Gun

Smoked Cocktails Recipes

Smoking peated spirits such as Scotch, Bourbon and Whisky opens rich flavor and aroma, allowing its full effect to expand in your palette. A mixologist’s dream, it can be used to smoke ice, glasses, individual ingredients, or an entire cocktail for dramatic effect.

In the Crafthouse Cocktail Smoking Box, all necessary parts are included: box, smoke gun and wood chips. Experiment to create the ultimate drink, or augment popular recipes such as those provided below.

Schott Zwiesel Tritan Pure Martini Coupe
Schott Zwiesel Tritan Pure Martini Coupe

Improved Blood and Sand

Original recipe by Charles Joly: Crafthouse by Fortessa

1 1/2 oz Scotch
3/4 oz Cherry Heering
3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth
3/4 oz Fresh Orange Juice
3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1/4 oz Simple Syrup

Combine in a shaker, add ice, and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe glass. Cut an orange peel and flame over the glass, then place peel decoratively.

Islay Old Fashioned Glasses
Islay Old Fashioned Glasses

Rye in Your Britches

Original recipe by Charles Joly: Crafthouse by Fortessa

2 oz American Rye Whisky
1/4 oz Cherry Heering
1 dash Aromatic Bitters
2 oz Milk Stout, Beer

Combine Whisky, Cherry Heering and Bitters in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir. Gently pour in Milk Stout (a basic stout will also work). Stir lightly and strain into an old fashioned glass with ice. Scrape nutmeg over the top. Smoke with a cedar / cigar aroma.

Whisky Sphere Ice Mold
Whisky Sphere Ice Mold

Old Fashioned

2 oz Bourbon (sweet) / Rye (sharp)
1 tsp Simple Syrup
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Splash of club soda / water

Use a cocktail shaker to blend the ingredients until chilled, then strain into a thick walled glass over a large ice cube or sphere. Garnish with an orange slice or twist. Some popular recipes call for cherries, but this affects the taste of the drink; if used, add as a garnish outside the liquid, such as on a cocktail pick.

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