Sweet & Smokey Lavender Boulevardier

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Ingredients

  • 1
    oz bourbon
  • 1
    oz sweet vermouth
    sub: a slightly sweet red wine
  • 1
    oz aperol
  • 4
    drops lavender bitters
  • ice
  • orange peel
    to garnish
  • 1/2
    tsp dried lavender
  • cocktail smoking kit

Instructions

1
Add ice cubes, bourbon, vermouth, aperol, and bitters to a mixing glass, and stir swiftly for a couple of seconds. Add a large ice cube to a double rocks glass and strain the cocktail into it.
2
Place the bottom half of the cocktail smoker over the glass, add the dried lavender & wood chips to the mesh holder, and burn with a blow torch for 7 – 10 seconds (yes, till it’s on fire!). Close the lid of the smoker immediately and let the glass sit for
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Add ice cubes, bourbon, vermouth, aperol, and bitters to a mixing glass, and stir swiftly for a couple of seconds. Add a large ice cube to a double rocks glass and strain the cocktail into it.