Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary
Table of Contents

The Bloody Mary cocktail has long been a staple in the world of mixology, known for its spicy and savory flavor profile that is perfect for brunches and cocktail parties. This classic cocktail has a long and interesting history that dates back to the early 20th century. The exact origins of the Bloody Mary are somewhat disputed, with several different stories surrounding its creation. However, one of the most widely accepted theories attributes the cocktail’s invention to Fernand Petiot, a bartender at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris in the 1920s. Petiot initially created the drink as a simple vodka and tomato juice cocktail, but over time, he added a variety of spices and other ingredients, including Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and lemon juice, which gave it the complex and bold flavor it is known for today.

Bloody Mary Recipe

  1. 60 vodka

  2. 120 ml Tomato juice

  3. 15 ml Lemon juice

  4. 2 or 3 dashes of Worcestershire Sauce

  5. 2 or 3 dashes of Tabasco sauce

  6. 1 teaspoon of horseradish

  7. Ice

  8. salt

  9. Ground Black pepper

  10. Garnish: a celery stick

bloody mary drink

How to Make a Bloody Mary

  1. Rim a Collins glass with salt and set aside.

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, tabasco sauce, horseradish, a pinch of salt, and a pinch of ground Black pepper.

  2. Shake for 5-10 seconds until chilled.

  3. Strain the mix into the Collins glass.

  4. Garnish with a celery stick.