100ml brine from olives, gherkins or other pickles
teaspoon smoked paprika
juice of 1 lime
tomato juice, to top
grilled lime halves, to garnish
SMOKED PAPRIKA AND SALT RIM
1/8- teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons fine salt
Mix vodka with brine(s), paprika and lime juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Pour into a rimmed tall glass filled with ice and top with tomato juice. Squeeze in grilled limes halves and drop them in.
Paprika and salt rim: Using two small plates, dip the rim of a glass into the lime juice and then into the mixed paprika and salt.
Grilled limes: Place cut-side down in a very hot pan until charred.