Who hasn’t heard of the Bloody Mary? The Bloody Mary has had its fair share of controversy with quite a number of people laying claim to the title of inventor. Bloody Mary and its twin Virgin Mary are day drinks and not meant to be served after 6 pm. Well today you can learn to make it in the space of your own homes. This delicious and extremely popular cocktail is as easy to make as it is favored. It requires very few ingredients and preparation time is next to nothing. A few simple things go into this and out cometh a fancy, very nice drink that has everyone asking for seconds, thirds or maybe even more. It uses the favorite drink of most people- vodka with other favorites. Some of the variations of this drink may include beef consommé, horseradish, celery, cayenne pepper and a few other ingredients. The drink is may be made by substituting vodka with gin, tequila, rum, scotch, sherry. This is a fairly simple way to make it. To make this you need:
- 5 oz vodka
- 3 oz fresh tomato juice
- A dash of lime
- Half a tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
- 2-3 drops of Tobasco sauce
- A wedge of lime
Shake all the ingredients with the exception of lime together with ice and pour into a cocktail glass over ice. Add salt and pepper according to your preference; add the lime wedge and garnish with celery salt. Your Bloody Mary is ready to go get you some fans.
There are a few changes you could make to it once you get comfortable. People have been known to add celery sticks and the like. So make your own variations and who knows, maybe yours will go down in history and evolve into the modern Bloody Mary.