Home · Recipes · Mocktails Stirrings Bloody Mary Cocktail Author: Maryanne CabreraPublished: Dec 13, 2018Updated: Oct 5, 2023 View RecipeRead ReviewsThis post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy. Serve up Bloody Mary cocktails a variety of ways using different of spirits and garnishes. This post was made in partnership with Stirrings. Thank you for supporting our brand partners! As always, all opinions stated here are entirely my own. It’s not just for brunch. It’s a cocktail that can be enjoyed anytime of day, any occasion, and any season. In my opinion, the Bloody Mary’s bright red hue and colorful garnishes make it a perfect holiday party beverage. It makes for a wonderful DIY holiday bar cart set up! Best Bloody Mary Mix Bloody Mary is by far the most customizable drink. There are a wide range of spirits to choose from. Stick with the traditional vodka or try an herb forward gin. Turn it into a “Bloody Maria” by using tequila. Or make it into a michelada like drink by using Mexican lager beer. For a non-alcoholic version, simply serve Stirrings Bloody Mary Cocktail Mix over ice. Make holiday entertaining easier by using Stirrings cocktail mixers! Stirrings is THE original craft cocktail mixer. They use quality ingredients to create premium mixers and bar ingredients. I’m using their Simple Bloody Mary mix and Dirty Martini mix bar ingredient to show you how effortless a DIY Bar Cart can be! How to Make Bloody Mary Cocktail: Fill a highball glass with ice. Add in 3 oz of Stirrings Bloody Mary Mix. Follow with 1.5 oz of your choice of spirit. Stir together and garnish. THAT’S IT! To make a Dirty Bloody Mary, simply stir in 1 tablespoon of Stirrings Dirty Martini Mix bar ingredient. Depending on your choice of spirit, you could also add various types of salt rims to your glass. I suggest having vodka, gin, and tequila options available to your guests. Cocktail Garnishes To me, adding the toppings and garnishes is what makes this cocktail so much fun. There is a wide range of options to choose from. Use any of the ingredients photographed above in your preferred combination. If you want your drink super savory, add bacon or cocktail shrimp. For a decadent touch, how about adding a fried mozzarella stick?! Most Popular Bloody Mary Variations Classic Version: Use vodka. Bloody Maria: Swap out the vodka for tequila. Red Snapper: Swap out the vodka for gin. Michelada: 6 oz Stirrings Mix + 12 oz Mexican style beer. Virgin: Omit alcohol. If desired, add club soda. Thirsty for more brunch cocktails? Try these favorites: Coconut Coffee Cocktail: combination of cold brew coffee, rum, Licor 43, and coconut cream Honey Paloma: grapefruit juice and tequila based cocktail similar to a margarita Strawberry Tequila Sunrise: replaces grenadine syrup with fresh strawberry puree Stirrings Bloody Mary Three Ways Bloody Mary is the quintessential brunch cocktail. Make it with your choice of spirit. It's great with vodka, gin, or tequila! Prep Time: 5 minutes minutesTotal Time: 5 minutes minutes Servings: 1 (multiply as needed) Print Recipe Pin Recipe Rate Recipe Ingredients3 oz Stirrings Bloody Mary Mix1 ½ oz spirit of choice (Vodka, Gin, or Tequila)*Garnish Options:Stirrings Dirty Martini Mix bar ingredient*celery stickspickle spearscherry tomatoescocktail onionsCastelvetrano olivespickled okralemon or lime wedgescubed cheese (pepper jack and cheddar)sliced jalapenocornichons (pickled French gherkins)pickled yellow chili peppers Instructions If using a salt rim, moisten the rim of highball glass with lime or lemon wedge. Roll rim of glass into salt mixture of choice.Fill highball glass with ice. Add Stirrings Bloody Mary Mix and spirit of choice. Stir together. Garnish with desired toppings. Serve immediately. Notes Vodka is spirit of choice for a classic Bloody Mary. Gin is another popular option. Tequila makes a “Bloody Maria.” Mexican lager beer makes a version of Michelada. (Use 6 oz chilled beer and 3 oz Stirrings Simple Bloody Mary Mix.) To make a Dirty Bloody Mary: combine 1 1/2 oz vodka, 3 oz Stirrings Simple Bloody Mary Mix, and 1 tablespoon Stirrings Dirty Martini Mix bar ingredient. Author: Maryanne Cabrera Course: DrinksCuisine: AmericanKeyword: bloody mary, bloody maria, gin cocktail, tomato gin cocktail Did you make this recipe?Show us on Instagram! Tag @littleepicurean and hashtag #littleepicurean.