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Mar 28, 2017 | ISBN 9781607749981

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“I know that everyone believes their Bloody Mary recipe is the best, and that makes me happy. But Mr. Bartels’ thesis on the subject demands the immediate attention of all aficionados of this beloved classic. It is an eye-opener.”
—DALE DEGROFF, author of The Essential Cocktail

“No, the Bloody Mary isn’t named after the Virgin Mary, who was sad about Jesus and needed a drink. That’s what I thought when my brother and I made Bloody Marys for my parents, a Playmate cooler between us, in the backseat of the car, on our way to New Orleans . . . Thank you, Brian, for setting the record straight!” 
—PARKER POSEY, actress

“I would never trust a Bloody Mary from someone who didn’t hail from the great state of Wisconsin, and Brian Bartels is the hero we’ve been waiting for. I’ll gladly take the advice found within these pages.”
—JEFFREY MORGENTHALER, author of The Bar Book

“Brian has spent more than twenty years behind the bar (and perched on the other side when he wasn’t tending it), so I’m thrilled that the Bloody Mary—and dozens of delicious riffs on it—are receiving his insightful, light-hearted, fancy-free play-by-play. With this book, his friends receive the directions we all need to brace for the morning after his intoxicating wit and charm prevail.”
—Jim Meehan, partner in La Boîte Bloody Mary Spices and author of The PDT Cocktail Book and Meehan’s Manual 

Table Of Contents

recipe list 

the “original” bloody mary 44 
smirnoff brunch book bloody 46 
gaz regan’s bloody mary no. 2 47 
old pepper 49 
bullshot 50 
the red snapper 51 
mr. boston’s bloody bloody mary 54 
the stork club bloody mary 55 
classic bloody caesar 57 
prairie oyster cocktail 58 
trader vic’s bloody mary 61 
smoked bloody bull 62 
zuni café bloody 67 
root down bloody mary 68 
sobelman’s bloody mary 69 
commander’s palace bloody 71 
bunny mary 72 
bill mary 75 
when the quinn cries mary 76 
la boȋte bloody mary 77 
la boȋte bloody maria 79 
mary on holiday (virgin mary) 80 
the great dane michelada 82 
cucumber snapper 83 
pb & j & mary 85 
irish goodbye mary 86 
january 1 cocktail 87 
umami mary 88 
parker compound bloody mary 90 
aylesbury bloody mary 91 
bloody ramen 93 
the publican bloody mary 97 
green bay bloody mary 98 
sardine bloody 100 
shannon’s sangrita/michelada 102 
the covina bloody mary 104 
williams & graham bloody 105 
the red wagon 106 
red light 107 
the cornballer 108 
danish mary 111 
wake and bacon bloody mary 114 
denman street mary 116 
the gilda’d mary 118 
mary go round 119 
kimchee and nori bloody mary 120 
beet and sherry bloody mary 123 
michael and vito 124 
normandie bloody mary 127 
east indies bloody mary 128 
underground food collective maria 130 
the shanty’s red snapper 133 
pirate mary 138 
all-day bloody mary 140 
state street bloody mary 143 
morgenthaler mary 144 
bloody mary no. 20 146 
reedsburg pickling solution, aka the universal pickle brine 151

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