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Smoked Spring Tea Cocktail

Smoked Spring Tea Cocktail

By Traeger Kitchen

Settle into spring with this smokin' twist on tea. Vodka, smoked tea, lemonade, Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup and fresh garnishes are mixed for the perfect refresher in a glass.

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
2 lemon, sliced
2 Tablespoon Sugar
3 Ounce vodka
6 Ounce lapsang souchong (smoked tea)
3 Ounce lemonade
1 Ounce Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup
2 Sprig fresh mint, for garnish
fresh edible flowers, for garnish


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

  • 2

    For the grilled lemon garnish: Coat lemon slices with sugar and put directly on the grill grate. Caramelize lemons until golden, about 15 to 20 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    • 2  lemon, sliced

    • 2 Tablespoon Sugar

  • 3

    For the cocktail: Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice, shake and strain over clean ice.

    • 3 Ounce vodka

    • 6 Ounce lapsang souchong (smoked tea)

    • 3 Ounce lemonade

    • 1 Ounce Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup

  • 4

    Garnish with a grilled lemon, mint sprig and edible flowers. This cocktail can be batched into a pitcher as well. Enjoy!

    • 2 Sprig fresh mint, for garnish

    •  fresh edible flowers, for garnish

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