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.
Bloody marys are arguably one of earth's greatest gifts to us humans. I mean they essentially come straight from the earth...tomatoes and pepper and what not :) You know, completely natural, healthy ingredients that make us so happy. That’s reason enough to go get yourself a bloody mary this instant. But if you aren’t convinced yet we have some more reasons as to why you need bloody marys in your life.
Mixologist: a person that is skilled at mixing cocktails. How do you get that skill? Well...you learn from pros. And the pros learn from pros..and so on and so forth. There are lots of resources out there on how to mix better, whether you’re a bartender, or avid party thrower. Mixing takes craft, and some say it’s an art. The art of mixing..has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Well anyway, we’ve compiled a list of the best mixologist blogs to learn from and add recipes to your collection. Take a look!
Everyone does the Bloody Mary differently and there’s no right or wrong way to do it. However, the sheer creativity of some Bloody Mary garnishes we’ve seen is too much to not share with you. If you haven’t tried something like this before (that’s understandable) then it might be time to step up your garnish game.
Go big or go home, right? That being said, here are seven of the most ridiculous bloody mary garnishes you’ll see- and they all actually look really tasty, but definitely not good for you.