This holiday season, SMOKE LAB VODKA, India’s first homegrown premium vodka, is serving up deliciously distinct cocktail recipes to tempt the palate and ease the winter chill. Each recipe celebrates the distinctly Indian qualities of the distiller’s new venture that debuted in the US in 2021.
SMOKE LAB ESPRESSO MARTINI
2 parts Smoke Lab Classic Vodka
½ part maple syrup
1 part freshly extracted espresso coffee
1 pinch Himalayan salt
Three coffee beans
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with three coffee beans.
SMOKE LAB ANISEED SOUTHSIDE
1 part Classic Vodka
1 part Aniseed Vodka
¾ part freshly squeezed lime juice
½ part simple syrup
7 – 8 mint leaves
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a coupe glass and garnish with mint leaves. Enjoy!
This Classic Vodka is an ultra-pure spirit immersed in intrigue. It opens with fresh nutty aromas and hints of citrus fruits and unfolds into an Intensity and complexity on the palate. This Aniseed Vodka is a playful exploration of a much-loved Indian spice. It offers refreshing notes of fennel and licorice and finishes with a creamy, sweetness and delicate fennel blossom note on the palate.
SMOKE LAB Founder & CEO, Varun Jain commented, “SMOKE LAB ANISEED Flavored Vodka is a unique expression of India and our culture. Since we launched in the U.S. our vodka is getting tremendous buzz and winning many impressive awards including the top-of-class Master Award from the London-based Asian Spirits Masters Competition and gold medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, SIP Awards and Bartender Spirits Awards.”
This vodka is available in NY, NJ, CA, FL, CT & RI with plans for further expansion in 2022. It retails for the suggested price of $20/750ml.
For more SMOKE LAB Classic and SMOKE LAB Aniseed Vodka cocktail recipes, visit smokelabofficial.com/cocktails