By Traeger Kitchen
Good vibes and good times are just a pour away with this concoction. We paired vodka with smoked blackberries, Alpine Liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup to create a refreshing summer cocktail.
|1/2 Ounce||smoked blackberry syrup|
|1 1/2 Ounce||vodka|
|3/4 Ounce||lemon juice|
|3/4 Ounce||Alpine Distilling Preserve Liqueur|
|1||lemon twist, for garnish|
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
To make Smoked Blackberry Simple Syrup: Place blackberries on a grill mat and smoke for 15 to 20 minutes.
180 ˚F / 82 ˚C
8 Ounce blackberries
Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a small sauce pan and warm over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and place 2/3 of blackberries in the simple syrup and macerate.
1 Cup Sugar
Strain through a fine mesh strainer and store for up to 14 days.
To make the cocktail: Muddle 4 to 5 smoked blackberries in a cocktail shaker. Add vodka, Preserve Liqueur, lemon and smoked blackberry syrup. Add ice and shake vigorously. Double strain into an old fashioned glass.
1/2 Ounce smoked blackberry syrup
1 1/2 Ounce vodka
5 smoked blackberries
3/4 Ounce lemon juice
3/4 Ounce Alpine Distilling Preserve Liqueur
Garnish with a smoked blackberry and lemon twist. Enjoy!
1 lemon twist, for garnish
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