Vampera Cocktail Recipe

A bloody mary have seen many of us through dark days. The Vampera is the second cousin, twice removed, of our trusted friend. Here’s a cocktail that will impress the guests.



Pinch of salt
2 shots gold tequila
1 tsp hot sauce
30ml tomato juice
30ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
Grapefruit soda
Lemon wedges to garnish


  1. Fill a tall glass with ice. Scatter salt on the ice, then pour in the tequila, hot sauce, tomato juice, and lemon juice.
  2. Top up the glass with grapefruit soda and stir gently. Garnish with lemon and serve immediately.

Recipe inspired by Serious Eats.

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