Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Berry Cocktail

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Pecan

Fresh, fruity and perfect for a hot summer day. Smoked berries nestled between layers of bourbon and citrus.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1/2 Cup strawberries, stemmed

  • 1/2 Cup blackberries

  • 1/2 Cup blueberries

  • 8 Ounce bourbon or iced tea

  • 2 Ounce lime juice

  • 3 Ounce simple syrup

  • soda water

  • fresh mint, for garnish

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180˚F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
    Grill180 ˚F
  • 2

    Wash berries well, spread them on a clean cookie sheet and place on the grill. Smoke berries for 15 minutes.
    Grill180 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 Cup strawberries, stemmed

    • 1/2 Cup blackberries

    • 1/2 Cup blueberries

  • 3

    Remove berries from grill and transfer to a blender. Puree berries until smooth then pass through a fine mesh strainer to remove seeds.
  • 4

    To create a layered cocktail, pour 2 ounces of berry puree in the bottom of a glass. Next, pour 2 ounces of bourbon or iced tea over the back of a spoon into the glass, then 1/2 ounce lime juice and 1/2 ounce simple syrup, top with soda water and ice. Finish with mint or extra berries for garnish.
    Ingredients
    • 8 Ounce bourbon or iced tea

    • 2 Ounce lime juice

    • 3 Ounce simple syrup

    • As Needed soda water

    • fresh mint, for garnish

  • 5

    Repeat the same process for 3 more servings. Enjoy!

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