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Aquavit Bloody Mary

Aquavit Bloody Mary

This Aquavit Bloody Mary is a fun switch up from your ordinary vodka Bloody Mary! Using aquavit in place of vodka gives this drink a delicious, herbal flavor.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 2


For the Bloody Mary

  • 14 Ounces tomato juice (about 2 cups)
  • 6 Ounces aquavit (¾ cup)
  • 1-2 Tablespoons prepared horseradish to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Teaspoon worcestershire
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh dill finely minced
  • ¼ Teaspoon kosher salt

For the rim

  • 1 Tablespoon fresh dill finely minced
  • 2 Teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 Teaspoon celery salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Celery stalks
  • Fresh dill sprigs
  • Cooked shrimp chilled
  • Pickled peppers (such as Peppadew)
  • Cornichon


  • In a pitcher or mason jar, combine all of the ingredients for the Bloody Marys and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Prepare the glasses and garnishes. Mix the fresh dill, salt, and celery salt together on a small plate. Wet the rim of each glass with a lemon wedge and dip it into the dill mixture. Thread the chilled shrimp and pickled vegetables onto small skewers.
  • Fill the glasses with ice, pour the Bloody Mary mixture over the ice, and serve with garnishes.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword aquavit, bloody mary, cocktails, shrimp cocktail, tomato juice