Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Smoked Pineapple Gin Cocktail

August 22, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Hey There,

We're sharing another gin cocktail this week, this time with some smokey pineapple! We love Empress Gin not only for the taste but for the color that really made this cocktail standout. We hope you enjoy! As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages  

This makes 1 drink! Let's get started!



Here's what you need:

For Garnish
1 Grilled Pineapple Wedge

For Simple Syrup
1 cup of water
1 cup of sugar
Chopped pineapple including skin

For Drink
3/4 oz Pineapple Simple Syrup
1.25 oz. Empress Gin
3/4 oz. Grand Marnier
Small Handful Chopped Pineapple
1 oz. Lime Juice

You will also need a cocktail smoker, mixing glass, muddler, bar spoon, small sauce pan, fine mesh strainer and a rocks tumbler



Let's Make the Simple Syrup!

  1. In your small sauce pan add: 

    • 1 Cup Water

    • 1 Cup Sugar

    • Chopped Pineapple with Skin

  2. Let simmer over medium/low heat until liquid is Reduced by half  (~10-12 mins.)

  3. Set aside to chill.


Let's Make the Drink!

  1.  Smoke tumbler then cover and set aside

  2. Muddle Pineapple, Cinnamon, & Grand Marnier in your mixing glass

  3. Add

    • Ice

    • Pineapple Simple Syrup (3/4 oz.)

    • Fresh Lime Juice (1 oz.)

  4. Stir until chilled

  5. Add Ice to the smoked tumbler

  6. Double strain cocktail over ice

  7. Top with empress gin

  8. Garnish with grilled pineapple wedge

  9. Enjoy!


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