Bloody Mary

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Added: 8th June 2020




The Bloody Mary is a popular cocktail that has its origins in the early 20th century. The traditional recipe for a Bloody Mary includes tomato juice, vodka, and a variety of seasonings such as Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, horseradish, celery salt, and pepper. It is typically served in a highball glass, garnished with a celery stalk or a pickle. The origin of the drink is debated, but it is believed to have been created in the 1920s or 1930s. The history of the Bloody Mary is somewhat controversial. It is believed to have been invented by a bartender named Fernand Petiot in the 1920s. Petiot worked at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City, and he is credited with popularizing the drink. However, other sources claim that the drink was created in Paris, France, in the 1930s by a bartender named George Jessel. Jessel claimed that he created the drink and named it after a woman he knew named Mary. The Bloody Mary is considered a classic cocktail, it's a popular choice for brunch and it's also considered a hangover cure. The drink is known for its unique combination of flavors, it's savory, spicy and tomato-based, which makes it a good complement to brunch foods. The drink is also known for its versatility, it can be customized to suit individual tastes by adjusting the amount of hot sauce, horseradish, and other seasonings. The Bloody Mary is considered a year-round drink, but it's more commonly consumed during the colder months of the year.