Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sours

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Lana here, welcoming you back to the Aldergrills blog for another adventure in culinary delights.

If your week has been as wild as mine—with a mix of Christmas chaos, unexpected weather twists, and power outages—then I’ve got just the remedy to turn things around: Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sours. These delightful cocktails are not only a breeze to make but are also sure to bring a smile to your face and warmth to your heart as we welcome the New Year.

Picture this: a perfect blend of smoky elegance and fruity sweetness, creating a symphony of flavors in every sip.

Our secret weapon? A homemade Smoked Peach Syrup that infuses the cocktail with a subtle yet distinctive smokiness, elevating the experience to new heights. The peaches, kissed by the Ironbark smoke in our offset smoker, bring a unique depth that plays perfectly against the zesty kick of Mr. Consistent Sours.

Now, let’s talk about the star of the show—the whiskey. A good-quality whiskey adds a rich, complex character to the mix, enhancing the overall flavor profile of our Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sours. Imagine the smooth warmth, the hint of oak, and the gentle burn that lingers just long enough to make each sip a memorable one. It’s the kind of whiskey that turns a cocktail into a conversation starter, an experience to savor.

And here’s the best part: simplicity. From the first slice of peach to the final clink of glasses, this recipe is a celebration of straightforwardness. We’ll guide you through each step, from the offset smoker to your glass, ensuring that the process is as enjoyable as the end result.

So, apron on, knives ready, let’s step outside and embark on this flavor-filled journey together.

Join me in creating the perfect antidote to life’s craziness—the Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sours. Here’s to good times, great company, and even better cocktails!

Cheers!

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Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sours

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These Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sours made everything feel a little easier. Delicious, simple, and fun to make family and friends this New Year’s Eve.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Worldwide
Servings 6 people
Calories 10 kcal

Equipment

  • Hark Chubby Smoker
  • Heat Resistant Gloves
  • FireBoard 2 Drive
  • Long Tongs
  • Lump Charcoal, (Hardwood Lump Charcoal)
  • Ironbark Firewood
  • Red Devil Blow Torch

Ingredients
  

  • 3 peaches sliced in half and deseeded
  • 500 g raw sugar
  • 500 mls water

Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sours

  • 1 shot smoked peach syrup
  • 1 shot Mr. Consistent Sours Cocktail Mixer
  • 1 cup ice cubs

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the Offset Smoker
  • Start by preparing your offset smoker. Preheat it to a steady temperature of 121.1°C (250°F) using a combination of charcoal as your base, followed by double-triple split Ironbark Firewood.
  • Prepare the Peaches
  • Halve and deseed the peaches.
  • Place the peaches flesh side down on a tray.
  • Smoke the peaches on the smoker for approximately 40 minutes.
  • Reduce the Syrup
  • After 40 minutes, remove the smoked peaches and thinly slice them.
  • In a cast iron pan, combine the sliced peaches, raw sugar, and water.
  • Raise the temperature of your offset smoker firebox, add the grill grates, and place the pan on top.
  • Allow the peaches to reduce for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Chill the Peach Syrup
  • Once reduced, let the peaches cool in the cast iron pan.
  • Strain the syrup from the pan into a jug and refrigerate for an hour.
  • Assemble Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sours
  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle 4-5 mint leaves.
  • Add 1 shot of smoked peach syrup, Mr. Consistent Sours Cocktail Mixer, and Whiskey.
  • Add 1 cup of ice cubes.
  • Attach the cocktail shaker's lid and shake vigorously until thoroughly combined.
  • Pour and Serve
  • Fill a glass with ice and pour the Smoked Peach and Whiskey Sour.
  • Garnish with a fresh mint leaf or two and a smoked peach slice.
  • Enjoy! x

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Keyword Alcohol, Fruit, Syrup, Whiskey

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