Bloody Mary


4cl Russian Standard Vodka
1cl Lemon Juice
12cl Tomato Juice
Homemade Jungle Juice

Fernand Petiot claimed to have invented the Bloody Mary in 1921, well before any of the later stories. He was working at the New York Bar in Paris at the time, which later became Harry’s New York Bar, a frequent Paris hangout for Ernest Hemingway and other American expatriates. Asking how the name of the Bloody Mary originated is a bit like asking Hugh Hefner the name of his girlfriend. There’s not one – there are many.
The most popular story is that Petiot named it after Queen Mary Tudor of England. Queen Mary Tudor was known for the execution of many Protestants under reinstitution of the Heresy Acts in 1554 by burning them in fire, which gave her the unofficial title Queen “Bloody“ Mary.


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