Today, January 1 (2020!), is National Bloody Mary Day. This is a GREAT day to have a Bloody Mary considering last night was New Year’s Eve. If you are smart, you will extend this Bloody Mary sipping fest right into tomorrow which is January 2, the day after the holiday filled with college games. It will take the edge off of any losses your team(s) suffered.
Bloody Mary #1
Crystal Head Vodka is a multi-award winning, ultra-premium vodka created by actor Dan Aykroyd and renowned artist John Alexander. Their version of a classic Bloody Mary is a touch smoky and sizzling. Unlike classic vodka bottles, Crystal Head Vodka comes in a vessel crafted as the symbol of life, reflecting power and enlightenment.
Crystal Head Caesar
2 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
5 oz. Clamato (Caesar) or tomato juice (Bloody Mary)
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Dash of hot sauce
Tiny dash of liquid smoke
Garnish of your choice
Rub the rim of the glass with a lemon wedge and dip into salt, pepper and smoked paprika mix.
In a shaker half-filled with ice, add all ingredients and shake well.
Strain into the pre-rimmed glass filled with ice.
Bloody Mary #2
Busha Browne Wasabi Bloody Mary Cocktail
4 1/2 teaspoons of wasabi
6 cups of tomato juice
1/2 lime juice
3 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce
Limes for garnish
Chile rimmer (mix 1 tablespoon of each: salt, sugar and ancho chile powder in a small dish)
Combine lime juice and wasabi with a whisk, until wasabi dissolves.
Add wasabi mixture, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, Busha Browne Pukka Hot Pepper Sauce, vodka and ice cubes.
The hot sauce market is a booming category and with the increasing demand for authenticity and quality, Busha Browne’s Pukka Hot Pepper Sauce is favored by select restaurants, top chefs and consumers. Busha Browne is known for their unique, award-winning condiments and sauces continues to enjoy steady U.S. and international growth in 2016 with their Pukka Hot Pepper Sauce to professionals and to the general public.
Recognized for its hot and fiery taste based on the distinctively flavorful Jamaican scotch bonnet pepper, it delivers more than just heat and fully represents the origin of the name Pukka, pronounced ‘PUK-kah,’ which means authentic, genuine and first-class.
Not for the fainthearted, Busha Browne’s Pukka Hot Pepper Sauce, embraced by devotees of wickedly hot food, has stamina and outstanding flavor and continues to enjoy support from specialty food stores and retailers such as Whole Foods, Fairway and online. Busha Browne Pukka Hot Pepper Sauce pairs well with pizza, steak, chicken, fish, and vegetarian dishes.
For more information, visit www.BushaBrowne.com.
Bloody Mary #3
While Bloody Marys are typically made with vodka, here’s a tequila version twist on a Bloody Maria made with Tanteo Chipotle Tequila, an ultra-premium 100% agave Blanco tequila infused with roasted chipotle peppers from the rugged mountains of Chihuahua, Mexico. Smoky and spicy, with a hint of agave sweetness, this well-balanced tequila adds just the right amount of smoke to your spicy cocktail recipes.
BBQ Bloody Maria
2 Oz. Tanteo® Chipotle Tequila
3 Oz. Bloody Mary Mix
1 Oz. Fresh Pineapple Juice
1/2 Oz. Agave Nectar (or simple syrup)
Combine ingredients in an ice-filled Collins Glass.
Stir to mix flavors.
Garnish with a ridiculous garnish, the bigger, the better.
Bloody Mary #4
Beety Bloody Mary
4 oz. Beetology Beet + Veggie
1/2 tsp. grated horseradish
2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
1 dash hot sauce (more if you want it extra spicy!)
2 oz. LVOV Vodka ( Find this vodka at Total Wines & More)
Celery stalks for garnish
In a tall glass, add Beetology, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce,
Stir to combine.
Add ice to fill the glass, LVOV vodka and stir.
Garnish with a celery stalk.
Bloody Mary #5
Four Pillars Gin Cocktail Recipe
Created by Sam Ng, Four Pillars Global Ambassador and Bartender at Large
A spin-off of a Bloody Mary, but it’s made with gin!
Our Aussie twist on a classic cocktail. A pretty drink that tastes even better than it looks.
Photo credit Rick Liston Photography
.75oz Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin
.75oz Dry Curacao
.75oz fresh lemon juice
1 dash of Regan’s Orange Bitters Lemon twist for garnish
Add ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
Shake and strain into a chilled coupette glass
Garnish with a lemon twist.
From the Alacran family of spirits, here is a terrific recipe that is a spin on the traditional Bloody Mary but with more zest, zip, and kick!
Bloody Mary #6
Bloody Alacran Cocktail
45 ml Mezcal Alacran
1 part lemon juice
3 parts organic tomato juice
A dash of Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce
** Skip the Tabasco and use Gringo Bandito Hot Sauces (Green, Red and SUPER-HOT) Find it on Amazon.com and a local mass supermarket near you!
The zip from any of the sauces make such a difference and will set off the Mezcal Alacran really well!
Mix all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
Serve and fill with ice.
Add a pinch of seat salt and fresh black pepper.
Rim with salt and garnish with Bacon and lime.
Mezcal Alacran is pure, distinct and stands out. It’s packaged in a glass bottle with a white matte soft-touch coating that is very sleek. Mezcal Alacran is rich with medicinal and tonic qualities that have a sophisticated, powerful smoky flavor. The Mezcal Alacran product was awarded a Double Gold Medal at the 2016 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Mezcal Alacran continues to grow in popularity and demand – it tastes as good as it looks. The Alacran Tequila company portfolio of products is featured in global media and at celebrity and charity events all over the world. Each bottle is hand-labeled and numbered. Mezcal Alacran is sold nationally and online. The product retails for $48.00.
For more information on Alacran Tequila and its products, visit
Bloody Mary #7
One Incredible Mary- Spicing up an all-time favorite with ROKZ Infusions
1.5 ounces fiery pepper infused vodka
4 ounces tomato juice
a squeeze of lime juice
1/2 tsp Worcestershire
salt and pepper to taste
Garnish: bloody mary salt rim,
wedge of lime
Mix It UP!
Infuse your favorite vodka with fiery pepper-infused vodka.
Rim a glass with rokz bloody mary salt.
Combine ingredients and ice in a glass, stir and enjoy!
Bloody Mary #8
The thirsty yachtsman’s first mate…Maestro Dobel’s version of the Bloody Mary: crisp, cool and green.
Created by Pablo Moix of STK and Coco De Ville in Los Angeles, this wildly original and refreshing cocktail uses
Maestro Dobel, the world’s first-ever “diamond” clear-aged tequila.
Having this tequila in any cocktail will definitely
1) Up the ante in the premium quotient of the tequila because this is truly clear, sans bite and smooth as silk.
2) It’s sipping tequila yet mixes so beautifully with other ingredients. I have yet to find another tequila like it.
3) You will impress the heck out of all your friends and colleagues because you will demonstrate serious spirits savvy by knowing, drinking and creating drinks with this fabulous tequila.
Maestro Maria Verde:
3 – 2 ” slices of Celery
Loose handful of Cilantro
2 ounces Maestro Dobel
¾ ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
¾ ounce simple syrup
1 ounce Ginger ale
In a pint glass, muddle celery and cilantro, then add all spirits & mixers.
Shake vigorously for six seconds, add ginger ale.
Strain over fresh ice in Collins glass,
Garnish with celery stalk.
A luscious blend of Reposado, Anejo, and Extra-Anejo tequilas, Maestro Dobel is available at the fine liquor establishments with a suggested retail price of $74.99 (750 ml).
Thanks to all the brands that participated in this post:
Alacran Mezcal & Tequila,
rokz Infusions and cocktail accessories,
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