The classic Bloody Mary is perhaps the most intriguing cocktail in the world -- intriguing, because of the drink's reputation as the “hangover helper”. Whether served with breakfast, brunch, or lunch, or merely as a way to help cope with the after effects of the prior evening's activities, there is nothing quite like a well made Bloody Mary.
The standard ingredients required to make a classic Bloody Mary are not questioned. They are vodka, tomato juice, tobasco sauce, prepared horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. It is the other ingredients that professional and home bartenders put in this cocktail, that