Probably the world's most famous savoury cocktail, and definitely the world's most famous hangover cure, you can read more about The Bloody Mary and its unexpected link to British royalty here.
The key to a Bloody mary is to try a few different types and see what you like - maybe it's a spicy one with loads of tobasco, or you love your umami flavours so add some brine, or you could go rogue and change up the tomato juice for carrot juice. You can even change the spirit, swapping the vodka for gin makes it a Red Snapper; adding tequila makes it a Bloody Maria and adding rum means it's a Bloody Pirate. The Bloody Mary world is your oyster. No literally, add an oyster, it's delicious. See this recipe as your starter recipe and tweak as you go.
- 50ml Vodka
- 12.5ml fresh lemon juice
- Tomato Juice
- 4 drops of Tabasco
- 8 dashes Lea & Perrins
- 1/2 bar spoon of horseradish sauce
- A pinch of celery salt
- A pinch of black pepper
- Celery stick to garnish
Add all your ingredients to a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice and shake. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass and garnish with celery stick.