Think of the best bloody mary you’ve ever had.
It was a trip, wasn’t it?
An extraordinary sensory experience for your taste buds, and a righteously good way to start your day. This trip down “what the hell just happened” lane didn’t happen without the best bloody mary mix, top notch ingredients and a host of other key factors.
Is it breakfast? Is it lunch? Who cares. Brunching, by default, is all about breaking the rules. A guide to brunching.
There are plenty of diamonds in the rough around our country when it comes to the best bloody marys. We took it upon ourselves to sift through and find the very best bloody mary's in each state. If you're visiting somewhere or even live in these states, then you should take it upon yourself to get out and give these a shot.
If you’ve followed our blog - which you should - then you would know we are advocates for creativity. Mixology is an art and bloody marys are the canvas. Your loaded bloody mary should have shades of your personality and really express what you are all about. We have included some badass inspirational bloody marys and a couple recipes to get you on the right track of creating your own masterpiece.
The creativity that comes along with making a bloody mary goes deeper than what garnishes you use or ingredients you include. If you’ve worked your way up to being a bit of a connoisseur, or you just want to experiment, it might be time to make your own vodka. Of course, it doesn’t have to be made just for bloody marys, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention it. Our friends over at WikiHow have provided an excellent resource to teach us how to make vodka, which is why we’ve provided it here for you!
What’s tougher than deciding how to make your bloody mary or garnish it? What food to pair with it, that’s what. Like most cocktails, the food that goes with them can be just as important as how they taste. We’ve all tried our favorite drinks with some of our favorite foods and the flavors just don’t mesh. It’s important to keep the flavors consistent with what is in your drink, as your taste buds will react poorly otherwise. So, we did the work for you (you are very welcome), and put together our list of the best food to pair with a bloody mary.
Bartending: half art, half science. You’re golden if you can balance the two. You’ve got to have some natural skill to bartend; they say great bartenders aren’t made they are born. There are always ways to spice up your skills though. And if you’re brand new then hopefully these bartending tips that we’ve compiled will help steer you in the right direction.
New Year’s Eve is among us! 2016….has been nuts. And although it was great, we are ready to bid adieu and take 2017 on full force. So how do we do that? Well...same way we do every year! Bang pots and pans, toast champagne, eat, dance and well...party. Essentially we are ready to party.
Putting together the perfect bloody mary can be a task. Sure, there’s the basic bloody mary ingredients: tomato juice, sriracha and vodka... but that is incredibly boring. Stu has taken some serious time to build the perfect bloody concoction, with the perfect bloody mary ingredients. And guess what? Stu’s mix doesn’t even have tomato juice in it, because truthfully, that’s the last ingredient that you should be worried about, yes you still need it- but it’s not what makes a bloody mary a legit bloody mary.
So, you would consider yourself quite the amateur bartender, eh? Or a swell party hoster? Or maybe just a bloody mary fan? Well, no matter what you are, as long as you like bloody marys, we like you. And we want your guests to like you too. So we put together this little reminder with tips from us on how to make a bad ass bloody mary bar.