Prep Time:  5 mins
Cook Time:  5 mins
Total Time:  10 mins
Servings:  1

Wash away all negativity with a soul cleansing, thirst quenching, Cider and Smoked Sage Summer Sipper! Gin, lime juice, and hard apple cider mix to form the perfect combination. Garnished with an apple slice and a fresh sage leaf, this cocktail is sure to attract positive energy.


Ingredients for Cider

  • 3 fresh sage leaves
  • Juice of 1 fresh lime
  • 2 oz gin
  • (1) 12 oz bottle of hard apple cider
  • Ice
  • Lighter or match

Ingredients for Garnish

  • Apple slices
  • 1 fresh sage leaf

Items You'll Need


Instructions for Cider

  1. Hold flame to 3 fresh sage leaves until they catch fire. (Note: If sage won't light, dry it in the oven for 10 minutes on low heat).
  2. When leaves begin to smoke, place sage on a flat plate and cover with a pint glass. Leave for 5 minutes. Be sure the sage is just smoldering and not fully burning.
  3. Lighting a sage leaf and trapping the smoke
  4. Turn glass over and release sage smoke.
  5. Fill glass with ice.
  6. Add lime juice and gin.
  7. Pouring gin over the ice in the glass
  8. Top with hard apple cider and stir.
  9. Garnish with apple slices and a fresh sage leaf.
  10. Mixed and garnished Cider & Smoked Sage Cocktail