Bloody (Vampire) Mary

September 30, 2011

in Beverages,Cocktails

Bloody (Vampire) Mary

All week I have been debating wether or not I should hold off from posting this recipe until we were officially in the month of October.

After careful analysis and consideration of the following facts I decided to go forth with it, I’m sure you won’t mind.

  • Most major retailers have had their Halloween decorations out for at least a couple of weeks (basically, as soon as their Back to School sales were over).
  • I started bringing down Halloween decorations from the attic last weakend.
  • The month of October is less than 24 hours away.
  • There’s never a bad time to try out a new twist on a classic.

Good enough, right?


Bloody (Vampire) Mary
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Recipe type: Cocktail
Serves: 4
  • Rimmer
  • 1 tablespoon Himalayan Pink Salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon Celery Seed
  • 1/16 teaspoon approx (pinch) ground ginger
  • 1/16 teaspoon approx (pinch) of red chili pepper flakes
  • 1/16 teaspoon approx (pinch) of ground cayenne red pepepr
  • 1/16 teaspoon approx (pinch) black pepper
  • 2 wedges of lime
  • Bloody (Vampire) Mary
  • 8 ounces ginger vodka
  • 16 ounces tomato juice
  • 2 ounces lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Sherry
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon horseraddish
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2-4 dashes of Frank's RedHot Wings (Buffalo) sauce
  • fresh crushed black pepper
  • 4-8 pickled asparagus spears, for garnish
  • 4 cherry heirloom tomatoes or pickled peppers, for garnish
  1. Whisk or combine rimier ingredients in a shallow plate. Rub the edges of 4 highball glasses with a lime, then dip into rimier.
  2. Carefully fill the 4 highball glasses halfway with ice.
  3. Pour vodka and tomato juice into a pitcher and stir.
  4. Add remaining ingredients except garnish ingredients into pitcher. Stir and pour into prepared glasses.
  5. Garnish each glass with 1 or 2 asparagus spears and heirloom tomatoes. Or, stuffed olives, pickled peppers, or any other garnishes of choice.


Other fun Bloody Mary posts

Siracha Bloody Mary Cocktail from White on Rice Couple
It’s a Bloody Mary from Joy the Baker
White Wine Peachy Bloody Mary from Sundial Wine
Green Bloody Mary from Cocktail Remedy
Bacon Swizzle Stick Bloody Mary from Tastes Better with Friends
The Bacon Bloody from Kitchen Konfidence

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