Cider and Smoked Sage Cocktail Recipe

Cider and Smoked Sage Cocktail

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.

PREP 5 min COOK 5 mins READY IN 10 mins


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

  • Garnish:
  • Apple slices
  • 1 fresh sage leaf


  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. Turn glass over and release sage smoke.
  4. Fill glass with ice.
  5. Add lime juice and gin.
  6. Top with hard apple cider and stir.
  7. Garnish with apple slices and a fresh sage leaf.