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Barnburner Cocktail

Barnburner Cocktail

By Traeger Kitchen

Sip on this smoky and sweet cocktail. This tequila-based cocktail combines smoked raspberries, sweet simple syrup and a little acidity for a perfectly balanced drink you'll be reaching for time and time again.

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
Smoked Raspberry Syrup
16 Ounce raspberries
1/2 Cup smoked simple syrup
1 1/2 Ounce smoked raspberry syrup
3 Ounce reposado tequila
1 Ounce lime juice
1 Ounce lemon juice
2 Whole grilled lime wheel, for garnish


  • 1

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

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 2

    For Smoked Raspberry Syrup: Place fresh raspberries on a grill mat and smoke for 30 minutes. After the raspberries have been smoked, reserve a few for garnish and place the remainder into a shallow sheet pan with Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

    • 16 Ounce raspberries

    • 1/2 Cup smoked simple syrup

  • 3

    Place sheet pan on the grill grate and smoke for 45 minutes. Remove from grill and let cool. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve discarding solids. Transfer the syrup to the refrigerator until ready to use. Makes about 1/2 cup of smoked raspberry syrup.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 4

    For cocktail: Add 3/4 ounce smoked raspberry syrup, tequila, lime juice, and lemon juice with ice into a mixing glass. Shake and pour over clean ice. Garnish with smoked raspberries and a grilled lime wheel. Enjoy!

    • 1 1/2 Ounce smoked raspberry syrup

    • 3 Ounce reposado tequila

    • 1 Ounce lime juice

    • 1 Ounce lemon juice

    • 2 Whole grilled lime wheel, for garnish

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