The Bloody Mary mix is a cocktail that everyone should try once. Harry's New York Bar in Paris, which was opened on Thanksgiving in 1911, has a very important place in the drink and cocktail culture. Especially between 1920-1933, when there was a ban in America, Harry's bar was a meeting place for Americans who missed their country and drinking cocktails. The Bloody Maria cocktail was created in 1921 by bartender Fernand Petoit at this bar in Paris. Bartender Petoit found the vodka brought in abundance by the Russians fleeing the revolution tasteless, mixed it equally with canned tomato juice introduced by the Americans, and laid the foundations for the first Bloody Maria. Bloody Mary mix is a famous and classic cocktail. It is prepared with vodka, tomato juice and various spices. Hot sauces and seasonings such as Worchestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, and black pepper are often preferred complements.
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Bloody Mary Recipe
To make a Bloody Mary mix cocktail, pour vodka, vegetable juice, Worcestershire sauce, chili pepper sauce, some salt and pepper as seasonings into a cocktail mixer filled with ice and shake vigorously. The Bloody Maria is filtered from the shaker and transferred to a glass filled with ice. For decoration, an olive and celery leaf is attached to the toothpick and the toothpick is placed in the glass. The most important detail that draws attention in the Bloody Mary mix cocktail is the viscosity of the mixture. In other words, we can say the density balance of the beverage defined as the body. We can make the cocktail with many styles; such as shake, build and stir techniques. Barmen’s suggestion would be to build, that is, to build the cocktail in your own glass, considering that you are at the beginner level.
Bloody Mary Ingredients
Although measurement units are among our indispensables in cocktail design, when it comes to the Bloody Mary mix, since there are auxiliary materials in strong and dominant characters such as spice, bitter, salt, these measurement units can be increased or decreased in line with personal preferences. In other words, the Bloody Maria cocktail gives you a blank canvas on which to create a freehand craft, allowing you to create your own perfect what? Cocktail?. Another strong reason why the Bloody Maria cocktail is so special is that it's a morning after cocktail. If you wake up to a hangover, this cocktail, which has a high salt and mineral balance, can be a savior for you when consumed with a slightly reduced alcohol content. Thanks to the perfect harmony of the cocktail content with the meals; Bloody Maria is one of the cocktails that is frequently preferred at brunches, so it is suitable for all day consumption. The ingredients for the Bloody Maria are as follows.
- large handful of ice
- 100 ml vodka
- 500 ml tomato juice
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 slices lemon to serve
- few shakes Worcestershire sauce
- few shakes Tabasco
- pinch celery salt
- pinch black pepper
- 2 celery sticks, to serve
How to Make A Bloody Mary
To make Bloody Maria, put the ice in a large jar. Measure out the vodka, tomato juice and lime juice and pour it directly over the ice. Add three Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce smoothies (or more if very spicy), some celery, salt and pepper. Stir until the outside of the carafe cools, then pour the cocktail into two tall glasses. Garnish with fresh ice and enjoy adding celery sticks and lemon slices to both glasses.
For The Best Bloody Mary
Traditionally, Bloody Mary mix are served over ice in tall glasses such as highball glasses, flare glasses, and storm glasses. The two essential ingredients are vodka and relatively simple tomato juice. However, this drink is rarely made up of just these two ingredients. Some of the most common additions to a juice base are celery salt or salt (mixed or salty edge), ground pepper, hot sauces (such as Tabasco), citrus juices (especially lemons), Worcestershire sauce, seeds containing celery, Worcestershire sauce, chopped olive juice or brine, brown sugar or morace, or bitter taste. Mix some or all of these ingredients with tomato juice for a Bloody Mary mix with vodka, or the bartender can create a drink from the ingredients, depending on the taste of his customers. A common side dish is celery stalks in tall glasses. Other common toppings include olives, cheese balls, dill pickle spears, lemon, dried sausage, bacon, and shrimp (as the drink's flavor is often reminiscent of shrimp cocktail sauce).
Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
The nutritional content of Bloody Mary mix varies by barmen. Using fresh ingredients provides the healthiest choices and the ability to control sodium content, an ingredient that can be of concern for people with many health conditions. A glass of Bloody Mary Mix contains approximately 40-70 calories, 1 gram of fat, 9-13 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of fiber, 4-7 grams of sugar, 1-2 grams of protein, and from 1440 to 1489 grams of sodium. When it comes to vitamins and minerals, you may feel worse than drinking Bloody Maria. Making your own Bloody Maria mix does more than just gives you the opportunity to reduce your sodium content. Bloody Mary is designed to use fresh seasonal vegetables, such as fresh tomatoes, instead of processed tomato juice.