How To Smoke A Cocktail On A Traeger

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Just when you thought your pellet grill could do it all, we bring you a smoked cocktail. Smoked Sweetened Cranberries meet ginger beer, mint and lime in this epic Traeger Wood Fired Cocktail.  Serve this cocktail in a shiny copper mug for that wow effect at your next dinner.

Print Recipe: Smoked Cranberry Moscow Mule

Yield: Makes 1 Cocktail   Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 1 Lime Wedge
  • ¼ cup Dried Cranberries (smoked on grill)
  • 2 fl oz Vodka
  • ¾ cup  Ginger Beer
  • 1 sprig Mint    


  1. Load pellets and pre-heat Traeger to 450 degrees
  2. Evenly spread dried  cranberries on grilling pan
  3. Smoke cranberries for about 15 minutes, until plump and juicy
  4. Remove cranberries from grill and let cool
  5. Using A Copper Mug, Sugar the rim using cane sugar (if desired)
  6. Fill Copper Mug with Ice
  7. Using a cocktail shaker, fill with ice, chill and then discard ice
  8. Muddle Lime and cranberries and mint in cocktail shaker
  9. Add Vodka (your choice) and Ginger Beer to the shaker
  10. Put top on shaker and secure
  11. Shake actively for 10-15 seconds
  12. Pour over ice in mug
  13. Garnish with Lime Wedge and more smoked cranberries
Always drink responsibly.
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Published on 12/3/2021.

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