Smoked Cherry Old Fashioned Cocktail

Course Beverage

Ingredients

  • 2 oz whiskey of your choice
  • 1 bar spoon of simple syrup
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitter
  • Ice cubes
  • Smoked orange peel
  • Smoked cherries

Smoked Cherries Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh cherries pitted
  • Orange peel
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp water
  • Splash of the whiskey of your choice

Instructions

  • In an old fashioned glass, pour in the simple syrup and bitters. Add in the ice cubes and the whiskey. Rub the rim of the glass with orange peel and drop it into the glass. Lastly, add a few cherries. Stir and enjoy!
  • Set the EGG for indirect cooking with a convEGGtor at 250°F with Big Green Egg Oak Smoking Chips.
  • Using a Big Green Egg Disposable Drip Pan, combine the pitted cherries, orange twist, sugar, and water and place on the EGG. Smoke for about 25 minutes. Stir and add in a splash of whiskey. Smoke for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • **There will be extra cherries we suggest saving them for next time.