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Kick-Start Your Weekend With The Best Bloody Mary Drink Ever

Only a few drinks can beat a Bloody Mary that’s been made from scratch. This drink is delicious and pretty easy to whip up, making it an icon in the cocktail world.

Bloody Mary. Photo credit: The Spruce


When you break it down, this is a really simple drink with no real secret ingredients and can completely be adjusted to suit one’s taste. Just pour a shot of vodka over ice, fill the glass with tomato juice, then add lemon juice and spices. Skip the alcohol and you have yourself a Virgin Mary.


  • 1 shot vodka
  • 2 shots tomato juice
  • 1 shot lemon juice
  • 1 dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • Pinch celery salt
  • Pinch ground pepper
  • Hot sauce to taste
  • Horseradish to taste (optional)
  • Celery stalk and/or pickle spear for garnish
  • Lemon wedge for garnish


  1. In a highball glass over ice cubes, add your ingredients one after the other.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Adjust the seasonings to taste.
  4. Garnish with a lemon and celery or pickle.
  5. Serve immediately or store for later.
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