Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

There are so many ways to serve this classic cocktail it almost needs sub-variant names. Serve as a shot with an oyster, Al Brown-style; go hard on the spicy sauce for a chilli kick… hey, you can even serve it with bacon! This version has a bit of fire, but feel free to leave the hot stuff out.


  • 60ml vodka (use a good one)
  • 120ml tomato juice
  • Juice of ½ lemon or lime
  • 6 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 5 dashes hot sauce
  • Pinch of salt & pepper
  • Ice
  • Celery stick and lemon or lime, to serve


  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Add vodka, tomato juice and Worcestershire sauce and stir well.
  3. Top with ice and hot sauce.
  4. Finish with a pinch of salt and pepper, celery stick and chilli.
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