Perfect Bloody Mary Variations For Every Occasion


New Year’s Eve is just around the corner! The countdown to 2017 is about to begin. Are you ready? Whether you need to recover from the Christmas revelry or have a list of delicious cocktails ready for your New Year’s celebrations, check out our list of V8 Bloody Mary recipes. Each recipe has be carefully crafted by expert mixologists to be big on flavour, style and zing. So don’t forget to get your ingredients and get ready for a taste sensation! If you like your tomato juice to come with a punch, check these babies out.

Classic V8 Bloody Mary


The perfect brunch beverage, this delicious classic cocktail is a great accompaniment to spending time with friends or family. This classic blend of V8, vodka and flavoursome spices is a crowd pleaser served either by the glass or the pitcher. This classic combination of flavours adds a richness and complexity you just don’t find in traditional festive fare. Why not try a new tradition? A classic V8 Bloody Mary.

Balthazar Bloody Mary


Possibly London’s best Bloody Mary, this sophisticated cocktail comes from the renown mixologists at Soho’s Balthazar restaurant. Taste the excitement and variety of London nightlife with this bold and complex Bloody Mary. Featuring spicy horseradish and green Tabasco, this is a cocktail for showing off. A showstopper that is perfect for any cocktail party.

Bloody Mary Mocktail

delicious-bloody-mary-mocktail-v8-recipesQuench your thirst this Christmas with a delicious and refreshing, alcohol-free Bloody Mary. Our classic V8 mocktail doesn’t need vodka to pack a flavour-filled punch. The combination of horseradish, chilli  and Worcestershire sauce all mixed with the great taste of V8’s tomato flavour creates a classic  blend that anyone can enjoy.

Bloody Nightmare Cocktail

v8_halloween-cocktail400x400If you like your Bloody Marys to be devilishly hot, mix yourself up a Bloody Nightmare Cocktail. Deviously delectable, spicy and warming, this cocktail was originally mixed for Halloween, but is perfect for strutting its stuff at New Year. Visually stunning with a complex and fiery flavour, this Bloody Mary is perfect for people with style and flare.

Chicago-Style Bloody Mary


Christmas is all about over indulging and nothing says over indulgence like our V8 Chicago-style Bloody Mary. Invoking the flavours of a Chicago-style hotdog, this Windy City inspired Bloody Mary is a delightful taste of America and is a perfect way to get the festivities started. Best finished with an extravagant, over-the-top garnish, do you dare to throw in a leftover sprout as well?

Manhattan Dirty Mary Martini


Get the Christmas or New Year’s party started with the lively and unique taste of New York City. Relive the variety, excitement and style in every mouthful of our Manhattan Dirty Mary Martini. This cocktail takes the classic V8 Bloody Mary and gives it a touch of class and an even more flavourful kick. The big flavour and cool sophistication of this Dirty Martini is sure to wow party guests.

Warming Bull Shots

Warm Bull Shots cocktail in heat-proof glasses

Bring the warmth in this winter with some Warming Bull Shots featuring V8. These cosy cocktails are just the thing to shake off the winter chill after a long walk. This recipe needs just 4 simple ingredients and can be whipped up in just 5 minutes. This delicious, full flavoured drink is just the job when it’s cold outside. Perfect for warming you from your head to-ma-toes!

No matter how you mix it, a Bloody Mary is a great cocktail. Fortifying and flavourful for Boxing Day, while bold, exciting and full of flavour for New Year’s Eve. A V8 Bloody Mary is the perfect drink this New Year.