Bloody Mary Recipes

Below are just a few of the bloody mary recipes we've run across. If you have a recipe you'd like to add to the list, submit it to bestbloodymary@gmail.com.

The Classic Bloody Mary

  • 1 quart tomato juice
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
  • lime slices
  • celery stalks (optional)

The Deadly Mary

  • A Classic Bloody Mary with a splash of gold tequila added.

The Bloody Maria

  • A Classic Bloody Mary with vodka substituted with tequila.

The Red Snapper

  • A Classic Bloody Mary with vodka substituted with gin.

The Virgin Mary

  • An alcohol-free Bloody Mary

Aquavit Bloody Mary

  • 1 cup aquavit
  • 4 cups tomato vegetable juice
  • 2 tablespoons bottled horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 small celery ribs and lemon slices for garnish

Sangrita Bloody Mary

  • 2 cans tomato juice, each 1 quart 14 ounces (about 12 cups total), chilled
  • 2 2/3 cups fresh orange juice (from about 8 oranges)
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons red or green Tabasco
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups aquavit such as Aalborg or Linie if desired
  • Garnish: celery stalks

The "I've had a Bloody Bad Day"

submitted by Erin Capener
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • V8 Spicy Tomato Juice to fill
  • 1/2 teaspoon Horseradish
  • 2 shakes Garlic Salt
  • 2 shakes Onion Powder
  • 1/4 diced jalapeno
  • A dash of Worcester Sauce
  • A picked asparagus spear to garnish

Bloody Mary (Duane's recipe)

submitted by Duane & Judy Shortreed
  • 16oz. glass - Fill with ice
  • 3 dashes of Celery salt
  • 2 dash of Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. of Horseradish (Bucky Badger)
  • 1 1/2 oz. of Finest Call (Loaded Bloody Mary mix)
  • 2 dashes of A1 Steak sauce (Bold & Spicy)
  • 4 dashes of Worcestershire sauce (Lea & Perrins)
  • 2 oz. of Vodka (Fleischmann's)
  • Top off with Tomato juice (Campbell's 100%)
  • Garnish: Your choice
  • Tabasco on the side
  • Chaser   (Miller Lite)
  • Serve with cheese, sausage, crackers, and good friends.

Kimchi Bloody Mary

submitted by Matt Fuchs
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice
  • 1/2 cup kimchi blended in food processor
  • 1/4 cup Marukome Miso & Easy tomato ginger (buy at any Asian supermarket)
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 2 T clamato juice
  • 1 T Tobasco sauce
  • 1 t lemon juice
  • 5 drops of red food coloring

Prep: Mix ingredients and divide into two 8 ounce cups. For garnish, insert baby bok choy into the drink. Further garnish by spearing slices of lotus root and vinegar pickled radish on a toothpick.

Simply HOT

submitted by Jim Stavros
  • Slice 5 large jalapenos and add to a bottle of any vodka. Marinate unrefrigerated at least 4 hours ...overnight preferred
  • 2 1/2 ounces marinated vodka.
  • Top off with Ditka's Thick and Spicy Mix.
  • Refrigerate remaining vodka.

The Buddha Bloody

submitted by Buddha
  • 2 parts Beefeater (or gin)
  • Three squirts of Sriracha
  • Dash of pickle juice
  • Three shakes Johnny Velvet seasoning
  • A dab of horseradish (fresh)
  • 3-4 shakes Worcestershire
  • Top off with equal parts tomato & Clamato juice

Serve with a garlicky beef stick, kosher pickle, lime wedge and whatever other garnish you like. Chaser is, of course... a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon.