A couple weeks ago I made vials of ‘V’ for you Truebies out there wanting to have a party. But what’s a vampire party without food for vampires?

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This is the official HBO drink, which is a blood orange soda that costs arms and legs. Sadly, the HBO Store no longer sells it and I called around to the various shops that typically carry this kind of stuff like Hot Topic or Spencer’s Gifts, but they didn’t even know what I was talking about. You can buy it on Amazon, but only if you like paying 40 bucks for a 4-pack.

And so, the next best thing is to make your own.

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For bottles, I simply bought bottles of Sobe (and dumped them, because I thought they tasted horrible) and rinsed those out and removed the label. Using the same recipe as the ‘V’, all you do is dilute it by adding Cran-Grape juice at a ratio of 1-1. For labels, I used the front label found here and printed them out. To make them waterproof, it’s best you make color copies at Kinkos. Here’s a PDF for you to use for your own!

I simply cut them out and taped them on and done! Food for vampires. Of course, you could also just offer yourself up, but you should respect vamps that support mainstreaming.

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Scarily enough, my daughter is addicted to V. I let her drink one and then suddenly she was telling me how she’d drank four. Uh oh!!

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