Baltimore Bloody Mary Recipe

Baltimore Bloody Mary Recipe
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When I lived in Maryland, I found that true Baltimoreans believed that everything — crab, fries, chips, pizza, onion rings, cauliflower, macaroni and cheese — is better with Old Bay. I didn’t live there long enough to go that level of Old Bay native, but I do think that Bloody Marys were given an extra special boost with this Inner Harbor staple.

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Ingredients

  • 1 small plate Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 6 ounces tomato juice
  • 8 dashes Worcestershire sauce (Lea and Perrins or bust)
  • 6 dashes hot sauce (Tabasco chipotle pepper sauce is ideal)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch smoked paprika
  • 1 pinch fresh ground cracked black pepper
  • 1 stalk celery

Directions

Rim a tall glass with the Old Bay. To do so, pour the Old Bay onto a small plate, moisten the rim of the glass with the lime wedge, and press into the Old Bay. Fill the glass halfway with ice cubes.

In a cocktail mixer full of ice, combine the vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, lemon juice, salt, paprika, and pepper. Shake vigorously untli chilled and strain into the glass. Garnish with a stalk of celery.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
5g
6%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
51mg
68%
Calcium, Ca
14mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Phosphorus, P
4mg
1%
Sodium, Na
514mg
34%
Water
196g
7%

Bloody Mary Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Bloody Mary Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.