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Grilled Rabbit Tail Cocktail

Grilled Rabbit Tail Cocktail

By Traeger Kitchen

Citrus, smoke and apple brandy come together in perfect harmony for the perfect fall cocktail. Wood-fired lemon wheels, the juice of lemon and orange get mixed with smoked simple syrup and stirred into apple brandy for a cold drink that'll warm your insides.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

25 Min




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurement:
3/4 Ounce lemon juice
2 Ounce Apple Brandy
1/2 Ounce orange juice
1/2 Ounce Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

  • 2

    Place lemon halves directly on the grill grate and cook for 20-25 minutes or until grill marks appear. Remove from grill and let cool. Once cool enough to handle, juice the lemons then chill and reserve the juice.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 3

    Using the proportions listed above and considering the size and consumption rate of your tailgate crew or party, mix all the above ingredients in a large thermos and top with a bit of ice.

  • 4

    Using 6-8 oz glasses or cups, guests can serve themselves from the thermos and garnish each drink with a grilled apple slice. Enjoy!

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