April 5, 2019
Smoked Spring Tea Cocktail
Are you ready to setting into spring with our favorite twist on tea in this Smoked Spring Tea Cocktail?
Enjoy vodka, smoked tea, lemonade, smoked simple syrup and fresh garnishes for a delightful and refreshing spring drink!
1.5 OZ Vodka
3 OZ Smoked tea (Lapsang Souchong)
1.5 OZ lemonade
1/2 oz Traeger Simple Syrup
Grilled lemons slices, for garnish
Mint leaves, for garnish
Fresh edible flowers, for garnish
When ready to cook start the Traeger grill on smoke with the lid open until fire is established (4-5 minutes). Set the temperature to 450 degrees F (set to 500 degrees F if using a WiFIRE-enabled grill) and preheat, lid closed 10-15 minutes.
For the grilled lemon garnish: Coat lemon slices with sugar and put directly on the grill grate. Caramelized lemons until golden, about 15-20 minutes and use to garnish cocktail. Enjoy!
For the cocktail: Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice and strain over clean ice.
Garnish with a grilled lemon and mint. This cocktail can be batched into a pitcher as well. Enjoy!
Recipe and photo from Traeger.