Smoked Bourbon Old Fashioned
Add a little love to a classic Old Fashioned cocktail by smoking the bourbon yourself. Smoked bourbon will give a new dimension to Manhattans as well.
For the Smoked Bourbon
Preheat pellet grill to 180° or follow manufacturer’s instructions to prepare a pellet smoker tube (sold separately), for cold smoking.
Pour 1 cup bourbon into a tempered glass measuring cup; place in a cast-iron skillet. Place skillet on grill rack; arrange ice around cup. Smoke bourbon 45–60 minutes, draining water and adding more ice every 15 minutes.
Note: Smoking bourbon requires keeping it cool with ice so only a little whiskey is lost to evaporation.
For the Old Fashioned
Place sugar cube in an old-fashioned glass. Dash cube with bitters and water; muddle until sugar cube is crushed and nearly dissolved. Add ice and bourbon. Garnish old fashioned with orange peel and cocktail cherry.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Carbs 3g 1%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.