The Swedish Vampire
Aquavit combined with fresh citrus, tomato juice, Tabasco, and brisk Perrier Lemon makes a fruity-fresh, bloody good concoction. Get the recipe for The Swedish Vampire ». Anna Stockwell

Fruity, fresh, and pinkish-orange in hue, this aquavit, tomato, Tabasco, and citrus concoction is refreshingly savory, topped off with a splash of sparkling water.

Yield: makes 1 Cocktail


  • 2 oz. aquavit, preferrably Krogstad
  • 2 oz. tomato juice
  • 2 oz. fresh orange juice
  • 12 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 3-4 dashes Tabasco
  • Lemon-flavored sparkling water, preferably Perrier Lemon
  • Lemon wheel, to garnish


  1. Mix the aquavit, juices, and Tabasco in a chilled highball glass. Fill ¾ with ice cubes. Top with sparkling water, and stir to mix. Garnish with a lime wheel.