Valerie's Glanders Inoculation
A Russian in-spy-red cocktail to enjoy during The Americans.
  • 2 ounces Russian potato vodka
  • 1 ounce pickled beet juice (strained from jar)
  • *secret ingredient
  • 3 drops Bittermens Krupnik Belarusian-inspired Honey Herbal Bitters
  • beet slice for garnish
  • *Paige told us what the secret ingredient is: ¾ ounce Maker's Mark Kentucky Bourbon Whisky (made with all-American corn... and amber waves of grain).
  1. Combine the vodka, beet juice, Maker's Mark and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with beet slice.
Recipe by Valerie Peterson at