Classic Bloody Mary Cocktail

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Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

I am sure if you are anything like me than a good cocktail is an essential part of entertaining. I mean honestly your guests did not come to your shindig to drink filtered water out of a plastic bottle. This recipe is all it is cracked up to be and more. For best results mix the ingredients in a large pitcher a couple of hours in advance to allow all the flavors time to meld together. This cocktail is known for its outlandish garnishes so have fun with it and make your friends and family smile. Set up a Bloody Mary bar complete with a cornucopia of garnishment selections.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1
    lemon juiced
  • 1/2 tsp
    celery salt plus some for rimming glasses (see notes)
  • 1
    bottle spicy v8 vegetable juice (46 ounces)
  • 1 1/4 c
    vodka
  • 1 Tbsp
    horseradish
  • 1 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    tabasco sauce
  • ·
    fresh ground pepper (about 15 turns of the pepper mill)
  • 2 Tbsp
    pickle juice
  • ·
    green olives
  • ·
    grape tomatoes
  • ·
    dill pickle spears
  • ·
    bacon
  • ·
    pickled green beans

How to Make Classic Bloody Mary Cocktail

Step-by-Step

  1. Using a thin lemon wedge run the rim of the glasses getting it wet with the lemon juice. Place several teaspoons of celery salt on a sallow plate and dredge the wet rims of the glasses through the celery salt.
  2. In a large pitcher stir together lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon celery salt, V8 vegetable juice, vodka, horseradish, brown sugar, Worcestershire Sauce. Tabasco Sauce, pepper and pickle juice. Chill for at least 2 hours.
  3. Pour over ice filled glasses and garnish as desired with green olives, grape tomatoes, dill pickle spears, bacon or pickled green beans.
  4. NOTES
    Use 1/2 teaspoon from any remaining celery salt from the rimming of the glasses to mix in.
    Garnish as desired. See my complete list of garnishment ideas in the post.

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