Bloody Marys are a brunchtime staple across the country. When made at home, this savory cocktail can be as simple or as intricate as you choose. From cooking your own candied bacon to infusing vodka with sweet and spicy flavors, trick out your Bloody Mary with these tasty tips.
As the foundation for your cocktail, the Bloody Mary mix is where it all starts. Max out your mix by making it yourself!
Basic Bloody Mary Mix: The measurements in this recipe are flexible, so once you make the first batch, you can taste it and adjust the flavor to your liking.
Smoky Bloody Mary Mix: For those who like stronger, smoky flavors, this bold mix could be your new favorite.
When local bars and restaurants make their Bloody Mary mixes, Sacramento Tomato Juice is the popular choice. Its rich color and flavor stem from the exceptional quality of the red, vine-ripened tomatoes, making it an ideal base for any Bloody Mary.
Add extra dimension to your Bloody Mary (and other cocktails) by infusing the vodka with a variety of flavors.
Jalapeño & Chili-Infused Vodka: While the recipe suggests infusing the vodka overnight, you can steep it longer to make it extra spicy!
Bacon & Balsamic-Infused Vodka: The balsamic reduction used in the infusion is also delicious over warm brie and spread on sliced baguette.
Enjoy a taste of Tahoe with award-winning Tahoe Blue Vodka. The Tahoe Blue blend features 2 parts sugar cane, 1 part grape and 1 part corn, plus water from Lake Tahoe itself, creating a gluten–free vodka with unrivaled purity and smoothness.
Don’t forget to accessorize your Bloody Mary!