As we usher in the holidays and chilly winter evenings, SMOKE LAB VODKA is serving up a menu of original and inviting cocktails, created by SMOKE LAB National Mixologist and Industry expert, @paulalukas27. Each inspired cocktail, named for rock and roll classics, celebrates the distinct qualities of the distiller’s award-winning SMOKE LAB CLASSIC Vodka and are perfect to enjoy whether gathering to celebrate with friends and family or cozying up on a cold winter’s night.





1.5 oz Smoke Lab Aniseed Vodka

.5 oz Frangelico

.5 oz Michter’s Bourbon

3 Dashes Vanilla Extract

4 oz Hot Chocolate

2 – 3 oz Whipped Cream Topping

1 Pepperidge Farm Milano Peppermint Cookie – Garnish


Combine liquid ingredients in an Irish Coffee Glass. Top with whipped cream and garnish with peppermint cookie





1.5 oz Smoke Lab Classic Vodka

1 oz Giffard Passion Fruit Liqueur

2 oz Blood Orange Juice

.5 oz Cinnamon Syrup

Blood Orange Slice – Garnish

Mint Sprig – Garnish


Combine liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice into a large rocks glass. Garnish with a slice of blood Orange and sprig of mint.





1.5 oz Smoke Lab Classic Vodka

1 oz Lustau Amontillado Sherry

.5 oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao

2 oz Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice

1 oz Spicy or Hot Honey (.5 oz for Garnish)

1 tsp Dried Rose Petals – Garnish

4 Bay Leaves – 2 to Garnish


Paint a vertical strip of honey on the outside of a large rocks glass. Dip in rose petals. Combine liquid ingredients, 2 bay leaves and remaining honey in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice in rose petal garnished large rocks glass. Garnish with two slapped bay leaves.



SMOKE LAB VODKA is a world class vodka with an innovative mindset, a craft-oriented approach, and a modern perspective that can take on any other ultra-premium brand in taste, quality, and story. It is crafted with pure Himalayan spring water and locally sourced superior-quality Basmati rice, selected for its distinctive crisp, pure flavor, and unique floral aromas. SMOKE LAB is India’s first homegrown luxury vodka that is quickly becoming a favorite among US consumers.


Award-winning Mixologist, Paula Lukas is a veteran of the New York City hospitality industry with over 30 years of experience. Known for her creative cocktails, Paula was recently named “one of the best bartending talents both in The USA and Globally” by the Bartender Spirits Awards. She has run several successful beverage programs and curated cocktails at some of New York’s trendiest spots and her cocktails have been featured in several popular consumer and trade print and digital publications. Asked why she named the cocktails after classic songs, Lukas commented, “I name many of my cocktails after songs because I love music. Customers often start singing the song when their drink arrives!”

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SMOKE LAB VODKA retails for the suggested price of $20/750ml.


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