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A Smoking Classic Cocktail

A Smoking Classic Cocktail

By Traeger Kitchen

This cocktail is cause for celebration. Smoked orange bitters meet a hint of sweet before getting topped with the bubbly stuff and a lemon twist finish.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

1 Hrs




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurement:
1 Bottle Angostura orange bitters
5 sugar cubes
4 Ounce Champagne
lemon twist


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 2

    For the Smoked Orange Bitters: In a small skillet, combine 1 bottle of Angostura orange bitters with a splash of water and 4 sugar cubes.

  • 3

    Place skillet on the grill grate and smoke for 60 minutes. Cool the smoked bitters and put back into the bottle.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C


    Super Smoke

  • 4

    Add a sugar cube to each Champagne flute and soak the sugar cubes with the smoked bitters.

  • 5

    Add champagne and a lemon twist in a flute glass. Enjoy!

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