The Bloody Mary is one of the most universally-loved drinks. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and beyond, there simply isn't a wrong time for a Bloody and this book is perfect for anyone on a quest to find the 'perfect' Bloody Mary recipe or to simply show off to their friends with the best and most unusual alternative Bloody Mary recipe out there. In The Bloody Mary, author Brian Bartels - beverage director for several beloved New York restaurants - delves into his favourite cocktail with musings on garnish choice idiosyncrasies as well as the history and lore surrounding this classic drink. (Did Hemingway create it, as legend suggests? Or was it an ornery Parisian bartender?) Features more than 50 eclectic recipes, culled from top bartenders around the US, will have drinkers thinking outside the vodka box and taking garnishes to a whole new level. More than just a recipe book, The Bloody Mary is a light-hearted and enthusiastic ode to the brunch-time classic. Recipes include: The 'original' Bloody Mary Classic Bloody Caesar Bill Mary Irish Goodbye Mary Umami Mary Beet and Sherry Bloody Mary Pirate Mary Sardine Bloody Danish Mary All-Day Bloody Mary
Brian Bartels has been a writer and bartender his entire adult life. He now lives in New York City where he is beverage director for New York's beloved West Village restaurants Jeffrey's Grocery, Joseph Leonard, Fedora, Perla Cafe, and Bar Sardine. His tomatillo-cucumber Green (Bay) Bloody Mary recipe was included in Time-Out New York's 100 Best Dishes and Drinks.