How To Make The Ultimate Bloody Mary - Quick and Easy Recipes From Stylist Magazine - Stylist Magazine

  • How to make the ultimate Bloody Mary
  • How to make the ultimate Bloody Mary
  • How to make the ultimate Bloody Mary

How to make the ultimate Bloody Mary

Tabasco sauce at the ready...

Famed for its mythical ability to cure a hangover, the Bloody Mary is one of the most popular cocktails around today.

Invented in Harry's New York Bar in Paris in 1920, it comes with a kick but debate rages over how exactly it should be made. Is cayenne pepper a nice touch? And what about the role of horseradish, clam juice or soy sauce?

Here, mixologist JJ Goodman of The London Cocktail Club shares his recipe for the ultimate Bloody Mary, to tie in with the release of True Blood Season 4 on Blu-Ray and DVD today (Monday 21 May).

So vampire and cocktail fans alike, get your teeth into THE perfect Bloody Mary mix-up, as below...

Ingredients

  • Vodka (25/35ml)
  • Schweppes tomato juice (100ml for weight & taste)
  • Tabasco hot sauce (small splash, about 4ml)
  • Worcester sauce (use a lot)
  • Malden sea salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Half a lemon
  • Stick of celery

Method

  • Mix the vodka with the Worcester sauce – five large dashes to start with
  • Add the Tabasco, salt, pepper and tomato juice
  • Squeeze the lemon in
  • Add to full shaker of ice, then roll the shaker (rather than shaking it top to bottom) to ensure the least dilution
  • Serve in a tall, ice-filled glass and add a stick of celery and slice of lemon to garnish
  • Finish with black pepper on the top

What do you think of this Bloody Mary recipe? Would you try it out or do you have your own favourite version? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments section below

True Blood Season 4 is available on Blu-Ray and DVD on Monday 21 May

Tags: cocktail, recipe, food

Share on

or email.

  • Facebook
  • Digg
  • Delicious
Add a comment

Comments

Add a comment

CONNECT WITH STYLIST

Our Most…

12 takes on Marilyn Monroe

12 takes on Marilyn Monroe

As soon as we saw the first photos (above) of…

More
Malmo

A weekend in Malmo

Stylist's Lauren Smith headed to Malmo in Sweden…

More
Alexa Chung

9 Fashion trends kick-started by Alexa Chung

She may have described her personal style as…

More
The Bush is Back

The Bush is Back

From bare down there to trimmed triangles, the…

More

Win an iPad with Suspects

To celebrate the release of Suspects Series One…

More
The high life of Karl Lagerfeld's cat Choupette revealed in its own lifestyle book

Karl Lagerfeld's beloved cat Choupette 'tells all' in new book

It has its fur combed twice a day, plays with…

More

Your Vote Counts

It's one of the chilliest Augusts in decades. Are you...

It's one of the chilliest Augusts in decades. Are you...