Vol. 27 No. 03


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This season, SMOKE LAB VODKA is serving up a menu of original recipes ripe with the flavors of Spring that pair perfectly with SMOKE LAB CLASSIC & ANISEED VODKA’s award-winning taste. Each inspired cocktail, named for rock and roll classics, was created by SMOKE LAB National Mixologist and Industry expert @paulalukas27 to celebrate the much-anticipated arrival of Spring. The result is a range of intensely smooth vodka cocktails that are visually stunning and daringly different.


1.5 oz Smoke Lab Classic Vodka

1.5 oz UME Plum Liqueur

.25 oz Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur 

2-3 oz sparkling rose’ 

2 sprigs of thyme – garnish 

1 sprig of mint – garnish 

Combine liquid ingredients except sparkling rose’ in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a large rocks glass. Top with sparkling rose’. Garnish with two slapped sprigs of thyme and a slapped sprig of rosemary 


1.5 oz Smoke Lab Aniseed Vodka

1 oz Aperol

3 oz Celestial Seasonings Raspberry Zinger tea 

.25 oz lime juice 

3 strawberries, one for garnish

1/2 cup blueberries -5 to 6 for garnish 

Brew raspberry zinger tea and let cool.

Muddle strawberries and blueberries in a shaker. Combine liquid ingredients with ice and shake and fine strain over fresh ice into a large rocks glass. Garnish with a skewer of blueberries and sliced strawberries.


1.5 oz Smoke Lab Classic Vodka

1 oz Giffard Passion fruit liqueur

 3 oz iced green tea

1 oz pineapple juice 

1 tsp Tajin Clasico chili lime seasoning 

2 sprigs of rosemary – 1 for garnish

Combine liquid ingredients and one sprig of rosemary in a shaker with ice.

Shake and fine strain over fresh ice in a mason jar or Collins glass that has been half rimmed with Tajin seasoning.

Garnish with a slapped sprig of rosemary 

SMOKE LAB VODKA is a world class vodka with a highly innovative mindset, a craft-oriented approach, and a modern perspective. It 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 was named “one of the best bartending talents both in The USA and Globally” by the Bartender Spirits Awards. Asked why she named the cocktails after classic songs, Lukas commented, “Cocktails are a fun and unique way for me to share my love of music. My customers love to engage and often start singing the song when their cocktail arrives!”

SMOKE LAB VODKA retails for the suggested price of $20/750ml.

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