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Bloody Mary Variations & Perfect Pairings

Do you love Bloody Mary's?


Do you wonder what pairs best with Bloody Mary's?


Do. you want to know the variations of a brunch favorite cocktail?


Bloody Marys are typically served as a brunch or daytime cocktail, and they pair well with a variety of foods. Here are some popular food options that complement the flavors of a Bloody Mary:

  1. Brunch Items: Bloody Marys often go hand in hand with classic brunch dishes such as eggs Benedict, bowls, and classic meals. The rich flavors of these egg-based dishes work well with the savory and tangy elements of the cocktail.

  2. Seafood: Given the tomato base of a Bloody Mary, seafood pairs particularly well with this cocktail. Consider serving with shrimp

  3. Spicy Snacks: Since Bloody Marys often have a spicy kick, it's fun to complement that with spicy snacks. Offer seahorses or spicy chicken wings to enhance the flavor profile.

  4. Savory Finger Foods: Burgers

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Try a Bloody Mary with the coastal bowl, seahorses, wings, or any of 1908 delicious Benedicts!


Normally when we thing of Bloody Mary it is a popular cocktail typically made with vodka, tomato juice, and various seasonings. Here are some ways to have a Bloody Mary:

  1. Classic Bloody Mary:vodka, tomato juice, fresh lemon juice, a few dashes of Worcestershire sauce, a dash of hot sauce (such as Tabasco), a pinch of celery salt, and a pinch of black pepper. Stir well and garnish with a celery stalk, lemon wedge, and/or olives.

  2. Spicy Bloody Mary: If you like your drink with an extra kick, you can increase the amount of hot sauce or add additional spicy ingredients. Consider adding horseradish, jalapeño slices, or a sprinkle of cayenne pepper to the mix.

  3. Bloody Maria: Swap out the vodka with tequila to create a Bloody Maria. The rest of the ingredients and preparation remain the same.

  4. Garnish Variations: Get creative with your garnishes to add extra flavor and visual appeal. Some popular garnish options include pickles, bacon, shrimp, cocktail onions, pickled vegetables, or even a slider burger.

  5. Rim the Glass: To add an extra touch, rim the glass with a mixture of salt and spices. Wet the rim with a lemon or lime wedge, then dip it into the salt and spice blend.

  6. Experiment with Seasonings: Customize the flavor of your Bloody Mary by experimenting with additional seasonings. Consider adding a few drops of soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, liquid smoke, or even a splash of beer.

  7. Brunch-Style Bloody Mary: To make your Bloody Mary more brunch-friendly, you can add a dash of pickle juice, a sprinkle of Old Bay seasoning, or a touch of honey.

Remember, the beauty of the Bloody Mary is its versatility, so feel free to adjust the ingredients and proportions according to your taste preferences. Enjoy responsibly!


At 1908 Uptown Eatery we have a Bottomless Bloody Mary Bar! This Bloody Mary Bar you can craft your own version and pair with delicious brunch items!


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