Oyster Bar Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

Bloody Mary cocktails are great for tailgate parties because they pair well with so many kinds of dishes. Many say the drink is a dish in itself.
Bloody Marys

Bloody Marys

Here's one of my favorites from New York City's historic Oyster Bar in Grand Central Station. The lemon and lime juices add a refreshing tartness.

By: Stephen Phillips
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Ingredients:

1 bottle of vodka
2 to 3 large cans of tomato juice (46-oz. cans)
20-oz. bottle of Worcestershire sauce
10-oz. bottle of Tabasco
2 tbs. salt
1 tbs. black pepper
1 pint white vinegar
Celery stalk
Horseradish
Juice of two lemons
Juice of two limes

Preparation:

The night before your tailgate party:

  1. Add all ingredients, except the vodka and horseradish in a gallon container.
  2. Store and refrigerate.

At the tailgate party:

  1. Fill each tailgater's cup with ice.
  2. Pour 1-1/2 oz. of vodka over ice.
  3. Add a dollop of horseradish.
  4. Top with Bloody Mary mix.
  5. Stir with celery stalk and serve with a smile.

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