A classic Bloody Mary is a beverage containing two essential ingredients, vodka and tomato juice, combined with other spices and flavorings. The Bloody Mary is served in a tall glass filled with ice, and in the United States, it is traditionally served in the mornings or early afternoons.Continue Reading
One popular recipe includes one 48-ounce can of tomato juice, 3 tablespoons of prepared horseradish, 3 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce, 2 1/2 teaspoons of celery salt, 3 teaspoons of garlic salt and a few dashes of black pepper in a large pitcher. Season the liquid with 10 to 15 shakes of Tabasco sauce, and refrigerate the tomato mixture until ready to serve.
To assemble the drinks, mix 1 tablespoon of celery salt and 1 tablespoon of kosher salt on a small plate. Dip the rim of a tall glass in a small amount of water or rub a lime wedge around the rim, then dip and twist the glass into the salt mix. Fill an 8-ounce glass to the top with ice. Add 2 ounces premium vodka to the glass, top with the tomato mixture and garnish the Bloody Mary with a stalk of celery and green olives. Alternatively, garnish the cocktail with blue cheese stuffed olives, bacon strips, cooked shrimp, pepperocinis, limes, lemons, hot sauce, pickled asparagus or green beans.Learn more about Liquor & Cocktails