Smokin’ Nail


I generally use a blended malt scotch for this cocktail.  The smoked chai tea really plays along with the background Drambuie.  This requires a Smoke Gun.

Smokin' Nail

Smokin’ Nail

  • 2 ozs. Scotch
  • 1/2 ozs. Drambuie
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 dash Jerry Thomas Bitters – sub Angostura
  • 1 tsp. Chai tea

  1. Smoke tea in gun with the tube placed in a lidded decanter.  When decanter is full of smoke, remove smoke tube and seal.
  2. Chill a single old fashioned glass with ice and water.
  3. In a mixing glass, muddle lemon zest with the Drambuie and bitters
  4. Add Scotch and ice.  Stir to chill.  Strain into smoke filled bottle and reseal.  Give the drink a few good shakes in the smokey bottle.
  5. Pour drink over fresh ice in the chilled old fashioned glass.
  6. You can use the smokey bottle for 2 or 3 drinks.

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