Mix up these cocktails from India’s Smoke Lab Vodka, a craft vodka brand made from basmati rice.

Currently available in classic and Anise, Smoke Lab has creamy, toasty notes that are delicious alone and play well in a wide range of cocktails.

Each of these three cocktails serves as a fantastic way to play up these unique vodkas’ flavors. If you consider yourself a vodka aficionado, you need to get your hands on a bottle. As one of the only vodkas made from basmati rice, both Smoke Lab Classic and Anise’s palette are unique.

Smoke Lab Anise

Smoke Lab Anise

Smoke Lab Anise

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Smoke Lab Aniseed Vodka
  • 1/4 oz. Vermouth
  • 1/3 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/3 oz. Sancha Tea Honey Syrup
  • 1 Egg White

Preparation: In a shaker filled with ice, measure the above ingredients and shake well. Serve strained into a tumbler glass with ice. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a slice of dehydrated orange.


Black Mist

Black Mist

Black Mist

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Smoke Lab Aniseed Vodka
  • 2 tsp. Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Orange Wedge Squeezed/1 Dehydrated Orange Slice
  • 3 drops Orange Bitters

Preparation: In a tumbler, pour Smoke Lab Aniseed and dried cranberries and muddle until the flavors are released. Add three drops of orange bitters and squeeze a fresh wedge of orange and drop. Overfill the glass with crushed ice. Garnish with dried cranberries and dehydrated orange.


Smoke & Tonic

Smoke & Tonic

Smoke & Tonic

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Smoke Vodka Classic
  • 1/2 oz. Aperol
  • 1/2 oz. White Wine
  • Grapefruit Tonic Water
  • Fresh grapefruit and rice water shrub

Preparation: Shake all ingredients together. Strain into a tall glass with ice and top with tonic. Garnish with a long orange peel and serve.