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Smoked Anise Cocktail: a New Take on the Classic Martini

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H. Joseph Ehrmann, Level 6
H. Joseph Ehrmann
Try this simple and delicious spin on the classic vodka martini, the smoked anise cocktail, for your next party. Learn to make this easy but sophisticated cocktail, where the vodka base will amplify the flavors of anise, malt, and smoke. Watch this Grokker Premium video and mix one up for yourself along with expert “H.” Joseph Ehrmann, proprietor of Elixir Saloon.

Cooking Recipe

2 oz Vodka
½ oz Anisette
⅛ oz Single malt shot
1 star Anise

1. Chill your serving glass with ice, until just before you are ready to pour your drink.

2. In a mixing glass, add vodka, anisette, and malt shot. Add in ice and stir until glass starts to sweat. Using a strainer, pour the liquor into your serving glass without the ice. Finish with a single star anise as a garnish.

Serve, enjoy, and drink responsibly!

Smoked Anise Martini
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