Smoke Lab Vodka Introduces Seasonally Inspired Cocktail Menu

As the cooler temperatures and seasonal flavors of autumn set in, SMOKE LAB Vodka is serving up a menu of inspired and inviting cocktails, created by SMOKE LAB National Mixologist and Industry expert, @paulalukas27. As with all Paula’s SMOKE LAB Vodka cocktail creations, these exceptional recipes are named for rock and roll classics and celebrate the distinct qualities of the SMOKE LAB’s award-winning Vodkas – perfect to enjoy wherever the season takes you.



1.5 oz. SMOKE LAB Aniseed Vodka

1 oz. Galliano L’ Auntentico Liqueur

2 oz. Sparkling wine

2 sprigs of thyme

1 tsp brown sugar/cinnamon mixture – half rim

Lemon twist


Half rim a coupe with brown sugar/cinnamon mixture. Combine Smoke Lab Aniseed Vodka, Galliano, and thyme in a shaker with ice.  Shake and fine strain into the half-rimmed coupe. Top with sparkling wine. Express lemon twist over cocktail and then discard.




1.5 oz. SMOKE LAB Classic Vodka

.5 oz. St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram

.5 oz. Giffard Apricot du Roussillon Liqueur

3 oz. Bigelow Orange & Spice Tea – cooled

1 tbsp dried cranberries on skewer

2 sprigs of mint


Combine liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a Collins glass. Garnish with a skewer of dried cranberries and two slapped sprigs of mint.



1.25 oz. SMOKE LAB Saffron Vodka

.75 oz. Buffalo Trace Bourbon

2 oz.  Red Jacket Orchards Spiced Apple Cider

1 oz. POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice

.25 oz. lemon juice

1 Granny Smith apple slice – garnish

1 tsp caramel dip – garnish

2 sage leaves – garnish


Combine liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a double old-fashioned glass. Garnish with two slapped leaves of sage and a caramel dipped Granny Smith apple slice.





1.5 oz Smoke Lab Classic Vodka

1.5 oz Screwball Peanut Butter Whiskey

.25 tsp pumpkin pie spice

3 dashes Scrappy’s Chocolate Bitters

.5 tsp honey –  half rim

1 tsp mixture black and white sesame seeds –    half rim

1 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup


Half rim a coupe with honey. Dip in sesame seed mixture. Combine liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and fine strain into sesame seed half rimmed coupe. Garnish with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.



SMOKE LAB Vodka 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 becoming a favorite among US consumers.


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 names the cocktails she develops for SMOKE LAB after classic songs.


SMOKE LAB Classic & SMOKE LAB Aniseed Vodka retail for a suggested price of $20/750ml

SMOKE LAB Saffron Vodka retails for the suggested price of $30/750ml.

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