Photograph by Martyn Thompson Food Styling by Maggie Ruggiero Prop Styling by Theo Vamvounakis

Bloody Maria

Cocktails & Beverages from Issue 3 – Spring / Summer 2013 – Rough Cut

Snap, snap, snap. A pulsating Leonard Bernstein score frames West Side Story’s clash between rival gangs, the Jets and the Sharks; amidst the fighting, true love is found. Just as when dashing Tony first sets eyes on the innocent Maria (a young Natalie Wood) and everything goes fuzzy, our spicy Bloody made with New York deli staple, Dr. Brown’s Cel-Ray soda, will have a similar knee-knocking effect. You too may never stop saying Maria…

makes 1 cocktail (pictured left)

  • oz (3 Tbsp) chilled vodka
  • oz (3 Tbsp) chilled tomato juice
  • ½ oz (1Tbsp) fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp prepared horseradish
  • a splash of Tabasco
  • 3 oz (a generous ⅓ cup) Dr. Brown’s Cel-Ray soda

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    Add vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, horseradish, and a splash of Tabasco to a tall ice-filled glass. Stir in Cel-Ray.