5 Smoked Cocktails That Will Wow Your Guests

5 Smoked Cocktails That Will Wow Your Guests

Welcome to a world where tradition meets innovation in cocktail mixology. At Smoked Fashioned, we believe that every cocktail tells a story, and every sip can be an exploration of flavors. Today, we will share five smoked cocktail recipes with you that taste incredible and impress with their aromatic allure. Whether you're an old-fashioned enthusiast or a curious newcomer to smoked drinks, these recipes are designed to transform your home mixology into a high-class experience.

  1. The Classic Smoked Old Fashioned:

Classic Smoked Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is not just a drink; it's a rite of passage for many whiskey lovers. Let's add a smoky twist to this classic:

  • Ingredients: 2 oz bourbon, 1 sugar cube, 2 dashes of Angostura bitters, a twist of orange peel, and a pinch of our signature smoked wood chips.
  • Steps: Muddle the sugar cube and bitters in a glass. Add bourbon and ice. Lightly smoke the drink with our premium wood chips, stir gently, and garnish with an orange twist.

  1. Smoked Maple Bourbon Sour:

smoked maple bourbon sour

This cocktail perfectly balances the smokiness with sweet and sour elements:

  • Ingredients: 2 oz smoked bourbon, 1 oz fresh lemon juice, ½ oz maple syrup.
  • Steps: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and a dash of cinnamon for an extra ​​flair. The smoked bourbon infuses a deep, robust flavor, elevating the classic sour to new heights.

  1. Hickory Smoked Manhattan:

smoked manhattan

Reimagine the iconic Manhattan with a smoky hickory twist:

  • Ingredients: 2 oz rye whiskey, 1 oz sweet vermouth, 2 dashes Angostura bitters, and a handful of hickory wood chips.
  • Steps: Stir whiskey, vermouth, and bitters with ice. Smoke the mixture using hickory wood chips. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with a cherry. This drink combines the spicy complexity of rye with the deep, smoky undertones of hickory.

  1. Applewood Smoked Negroni:

smoked negroni

A bold, smoky variant of the ever-popular Negroni:

  • Ingredients: 1 oz gin, 1 oz Campari, 1 oz sweet vermouth, and applewood chips for smoking.
  • Steps: Mix gin, Campari, and vermouth in a mixing glass with ice. Smoke with applewood chips to infuse a delicate, fruity smokiness. Strain into a glass over ice and garnish with an orange slice.

  1. Cherrywood Smoked Whiskey Sour:

smoked sour bourbon

A tantalizing fusion of sweet, sour, and smoky flavors:

  • Ingredients: 2 oz whiskey, ¾ oz lemon juice, ½ oz simple syrup, egg white (optional), and cherrywood chips.
  • Steps: Dry shake (shake without ice) all the ingredients except wood chips. Add ice and shake again. Smoke the drink with cherrywood chips for a subtle, fruity aroma. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with a lemon twist.

These five smoked cocktail recipes are a testament to the versatility and creativity of smoked cocktails. Each recipe brings a unique flavor profile, transforming traditional cocktails into extraordinary experiences. With Smoked Fashioned's tools and newfound recipes, you're all set to impress your guests and elevate your home bar. Cheers to exploring the world of flavors!

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