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Smoked Black Walnut Old-Fashioned

a unique twist on a classic cocktail

Kelly Mort's signature Smoked Black Walnut Old-Fashion is a favorite way to drink this iconic beverage according to Jeremy Polzel of the Polzel Group. The Crafthouse Cocktail Smoking Box elevates this old fashion leaving a drink your guests will never forget.  In addition to adding another flavor profile to your cocktail, it is an entertainment piece that your guests will love.  


  • 1 brown sugar cube
  • 3 dashes Black Walnut Bitters
  • .5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz. Willett Rye Whiskey or Buffalo Trace Bourbon
  • To garnish: a large orange twist and two gourmet black cherries 


Combine bourbon or rye whiskey, simple syrup, and  Black Walnut Bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice.  Shake for about 20 seconds with ice, and then strain in a whiskey glass with one large ice cube.  Add gourmet black cherries and a large orange twist, and then smoke the cocktail with the Crafthouse Cocktail Smoking Box. Garnish with orange peel on the rim or in the drink, and enjoy.