RECIPE: Bloody Beertail (Beer Cocktail)

The Bloody Beertail: Substitute beer for the vodka in a Bloody Mary (photo courtesy Pampered Chef).   January 1st is National Bloody Mary Day. But if you prefer beer to vodka, have a Bloody Beertail instead. It’s a sister beverage to Mexico’s michelada. Here’s more about beertails.     RECIPE: BLOODY BEERTAIL The cocktail is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bloody Mary Oyster Shooters

[1] Stylish Bloody Mary oyster shooters (photo Pinterest | Chowhound ). [2] The oyster is in the drink, which is garnished with the Bloody Mary’s classic celery stick (at Seviche | Louisville). [3] Decorate a serving plate for passing the shooters, with coarse salt, black, green and pink peppercorns (photo courtesy James Beard Foundation). [4]…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The New Bloody Mary Garnishes

TOP PHOTO: Aquavit Bloody Mary with beets, a half-sour pickle spear and fresh dill; photo Flavor & The Menu. MIDDLE PHOTO: Mary garnished with crab claw and dilly beans from Ramos House. BOTTOM PHOTO: Surf and Turf Bloody Mary with bacon and shrimp, plus an antipasto skewer and, as a nod to the past, a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 11 Exciting Bloody Mary Garnishes

New Year’s Day is also National Bloody Mary Day. So today’s tip is: Find a new garnish for your Bloody Marys, and change it up every year. A celery stalk garnish and optional lemon or lime wheel was de rigeur 20th century. Savvy hosts replaced them with a fennel stalk for the new millennium (there’s…
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