Did you ring in the New Year by pushing the boat out a little too far last night? Never fear, in our opinion, a good Bloody Mary can be the difference between surviving a hangover and promising you’ll never drink again. That said, you really don’t need to be hungover to enjoy this Bloody Mary recipe in all its savoury, spicy glory, it’s just as perfect for a refreshing, New Year’s Day brunch with your crew, or as a drink to make on repeat throughout summer.
Bloody Mary Recipe
2 litres of tomato juice, chilled
2 Tbsp of Worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1 Tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
2 tsp celery salt
Dash of salt
Dash of pepper
4 dashes of Tabasco (or to taste)
15ml Fire Tonic
1 ½ cups vodka
1. Combine all ingredients except vodka, ice and celery sticks in a large jug. Adjust the mix to taste depending on how salty, spicy, or citrus-y you like it.
2. Add a tablespoon of vodka to stabilise the mix while chilling. Just before serving, add the rest of the vodka.
3. Serve over lots of ice and garnish each glass with a celery stick.