The Bloody Mary is probably the most popular vodka-based cocktail in the world. The perfect Bloody Mary is more than just vodka and tomato juice. There are many variations of this tempting drink; however, here is a very clever infographic that you can use the next time you crave a Bloody Mary.
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Here are a few more tips from modernman.com for the next time you’re blearily mixing up your favorite hangover cure.
- Make each Bloody Mary fresh. Much like Charlie Sheen, Bloody Marys are chemically “highly unstable,” and so quickly become less delicious.
- Use plenty of ice. It helps slow that unwanted chemical breakdown.
- Add fresh ingredients. Even if you use a mix, they’re necessary to enhance the aroma and therefore the taste.
- Use good juice, not good vodka. This isn’t rocket science: Juice makes up the majority of a traditional Bloody Mary, so it’s important that it tastes good. The vodka, on the other hand, is overwhelmed by all the spices, so you’ll barely taste it.