Add all of ingredients to a shaker with dense ice and shake vigorously.
Double-strain into a cocktail glass over a chunk of hand-chipped ice.
*Jalape?o-infused aquavit: Steep one large washed and slice jalape?o in a 750 mL bottle of aquavit for four to six hours, then remove the jalape?o.
**Homemade blueberry-thyme shrub: Make a syrup by combining 1 cup gently crushed blueberries, 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar and a few thyme sprigs of in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved and remove from heat. Strain when cooled. Combine 2/3 blueberry-thyme syrup with 1/3 apple cider vinegar. Store in the refrigerator until use.
***Homemade vanilla syrup: Combine 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar and 2 halved vanilla beans in a small pot over medium heat. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved and remove from heat. When cool, strain into a plastic container, and refrigerate until use.