Balthazar Bloody Mary

Possibly London's best Bloody Mary, this sophisticated cocktail recipe comes from the expert mixologists over at London's Balthazar restaurant.

Ingredients

  • 50ml of your favourite vodka
  • 210ml V8® Original vegetable juice
  • 40ml pasatta
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 tbsp of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp green Tabasco
  • 1/2 tsp of celery seeds
  • 1 heaped tbsp of fresh grated horseradish

Method

  1. Add the lemon and limes wedges to a cocktail shaker. Muddle to release the juice and oils.
  2. Add the celery seeds by crushing in your finger tips to the shaker.
  3. Next add the Worcestershire, green Tabasco and grated fresh horseradish. Add less for a more mild Bloody Mary.
  4. Top with ice and the vodka. Leave out the vodka to make a Bloody Shame.
  5. Add V8® juice and pasatta.
  6. Shake lightly to chill and blend.
  7. Strain into a chilled highball glass and serve with your preferred garnish (try celery, olives, jalapenos or cooked streaky bacon).
Back to recipes Print recipe

Balthazar Bloody Mary

Possibly London's best Bloody Mary, this sophisticated cocktail recipe comes from the expert mixologists over at London's Balthazar restaurant.

Bloody Mary

Serves: 1

Course: Cocktail

Prep/cook time: 10 Minutes

Difficulty: Advanced

V8 product used: Original

Additional nutritional info: Contains Alcohol

5 out of 5 stars

Why not rate this recipe?

Ingredients

  • 50ml of your favourite vodka
  • 210ml V8® Original vegetable juice
  • 40ml pasatta
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 tbsp of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp green Tabasco
  • 1/2 tsp of celery seeds
  • 1 heaped tbsp of fresh grated horseradish

Method

  1. Add the lemon and limes wedges to a cocktail shaker. Muddle to release the juice and oils.
  2. Add the celery seeds by crushing in your finger tips to the shaker.
  3. Next add the Worcestershire, green Tabasco and grated fresh horseradish. Add less for a more mild Bloody Mary.
  4. Top with ice and the vodka. Leave out the vodka to make a Bloody Shame.
  5. Add V8® juice and pasatta.
  6. Shake lightly to chill and blend.
  7. Strain into a chilled highball glass and serve with your preferred garnish (try celery, olives, jalapenos or cooked streaky bacon).