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Smoky Mountain Bramble Cocktail

Traeger Kitchen


Smoky Mountain Bramble Cocktail

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

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Pellets

Hickory

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.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

Smoked Blackberry Simple Syrup
  • 16 Ounce blackberries

main
  • 2 Cup sugar

Cocktail
  • 10 smoked blackberries

  • 3 Ounce vodka

  • 1 1/2 Ounce Alpine Distilling Preserve Liqueur

  • 1 1/2 Ounce lemon juice

  • 1 Ounce smoked blackberry syrup

Steps

  • 1

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

    To make Smoked Blackberry Simple Syrup: Place blackberries on a grill mat and smoke for 15 to 20 minutes.
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    Grill180 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 16 Ounce blackberries

  • 3

    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.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Cup sugar

  • 4

    Strain through a fine mesh strainer and store for up to 14 days.
  • 5

    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.
    Ingredients
    • 10 smoked blackberries

    • 3 Ounce vodka

    • 1 1/2 Ounce Alpine Distilling Preserve Liqueur

    • 1 1/2 Ounce lemon juice

    • 1 Ounce smoked blackberry syrup

  • 6

    Garnish with a smoked blackberry and lemon twist. Enjoy!

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