Best Bloody Mary with Pickled Asparagus, Recipe from a Bartender

Best Bloody Mary with Pickled Asparagus, Recipe from a Bartender

Lucky enough to snatch the recipe for the best Bloody Mary from San Franciso's Sir Francis Drake Hotel Lobby Bar, starting with a key ingredient, olive juice.

Ingredients

  • 3-4 grape tomatoes
  • 3-4 slices jalapeno
  • ½ teaspoon horseradish
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 dashes of Tabasco sauce
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 2 oz. tomato juice
  • FOR GARNISH
  • 1 olive
  • 1 grape tomato
  • squeeze lime
  • celery stick
  • pickled asparagus (optional)
  • 10 asparagus spears (or as many as fit into the jar)
  • 2 pint mason jar
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons pickling spice
  • 1 teaspoon dill seed or fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons pepper corns
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
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