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Smoked Gingerbread Old Fashioned

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Oh snap! A Christmas cocktail just for you! Did you ever make a gingerbread house growing up? I actually don’t think I have ever made a real gingerbread house! How strange! This drink pairs perfectly with making them, though! So grab those kits from Trader Joes and get to building!!

This drink has the classic sweet flavors of an Old Fashioned, mixed with the spicy flavors of gingerbread cookies. I bet it would even taste good with an icing rim…and crumbled gingerbread…oh goodness!

Smoked Gingerbread Old Fashioned

Sugar. Spice. Smoke. Drink drink drink as fast as you can, you can't catch me….
Prep Time5 minutes
Keyword: bourbon, ginger, maple syrup, simple syrup, vanilla
Servings: 1


  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Smokeshow Cocktail Smoker
  • Butane Torch


  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 1/4 oz Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 3-5 drops Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Orange Juice

Garnish & Smoke

  • 1 pinch Cherry Smoke Dust
  • 2-3 Candied Cherries


  • Pour/place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
    2 oz Bourbon, 1/4 oz Maple Syrup, 1/2 oz Simple Syrup, 1 tsp Grated Ginger, 3-5 drops Vanilla, 1 tbsp Orange Juice
  • Shake and strain!
  • Smoke & Enjoy!
    1 pinch Cherry Smoke Dust, 2-3 Candied Cherries

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