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The Happy Hour: Bloody Mary

BloodyMaryInvented in a New York bar around 1921, the cocktail’s name is attributed to a number of historical figures including Queen Mary I of England and Mary Pickford. Others trace the name to a waitress named Mary who worked at a Chicago bar called the Bucket of Blood. The cocktail itself is a classic than some believe can cure even the most severe of hangovers.


  • 4.5 cl (3 parts) Vodka
  • 9 cl (6 parts) Tomato juice
  • 1.5 cl (1 part) Lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 dashes of Worcestershire Sauce
  • Tabasco
  • Celery salt
  • Pepper


Stirring gently, pour all ingredients into highball glass. Garnish.

Checkout this Bloody Mary recipe via Epicurious.





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