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Smoky Scotch & Ginger Cocktail

Smoky Scotch & Ginger Cocktail

By Traeger Kitchen

This cocktail is wrapped in wood-fired smoke. Brandied cherry juice, ginger and agave syrup are smoked and shaken together with scotch for a rich and aromatic drink.

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours




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Units of Measurement:
Smoked Ginger Cherry Syrup
1 Ounce ginger syrup
1/2 Ounce brandied cherry juice
1/2 Ounce agave nectar
2 Ounce smoked ginger cherry syrup
4 Ounce scotch
1 1/2 Ounce lemon juice
2 Slice grilled lemon, for garnish
2 Whole cherry, for garnish


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the 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 the smoked ginger cherry syrup: Place ginger syrup, cherry juice and agave nectar in a shallow dish and place the dish directly on the grill grate.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

    • 1 Ounce ginger syrup

    • 1/2 Ounce brandied cherry juice

    • 1/2 Ounce agave nectar

  • 3

    Smoke for 60 minutes, or until the mixture has picked up the smoke flavor. Remove from grill and allow to cool for 30 minutes.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 4

    Place smoked ginger cherry syrup, scotch and lemon juice into a shaker tin and shake with ice. Strain into a glass over fresh ice and garnish with a grilled lemon wheel and cherry. Enjoy!

    • 2 Ounce smoked ginger cherry syrup

    • 4 Ounce scotch

    • 1 1/2 Ounce lemon juice

    • 2  Slice grilled lemon, for garnish

    • 2 Whole cherry, for garnish

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