A tasty Bloody Mary is known to be an awesome brunch companion, especially during summer, so of course we made a fantastic list for you to enjoy! Ranging from exotic options with cilantro or spicy bacon to simpler, more classic versions, here you’ll find the best Bloody Mary drink recipes that will impress you with the very first sip!

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Spicy Bacon Bloody Mary

This is the perfect bloody mary drink!
This is the perfect bloody mary drink! Source: The Novice Chef Blog

Oh yeah, we aren’t starting this list off lightly. This Spicy Bacon Bloody Mary is everything you’re imagining: hearty, flavorful, savory, and super delicious. The homemade mix has horseradish and sriracha for a lot of spicy flavors, while the mason jar is rimmed with creole seasoning, to make things even more interesting. Top it with bacon, olives, and celery and you got yourself a perfect Bloody Mary drink!

Uptown Bloody Mary

This drink is perfect to impress the guests
This drink is perfect to impress the guests! Source: The Drink Blog

If you want your Bloody Mary drink a little bit more sophisticated, than this uptown recipe is your perfect choice. The author switched out the tomato juice for tomato water, and the horseradish for peño simple syrup. Curious to know what it tastes like? Then check out The Drink Blog for the full instructions!

Blood Orange Bloody Mary

This bloody mary recipe is perfect for summer.
This bloody mary recipe is perfect for summer. Source: A Beautiful Mess

Even though we all love savory cocktails, once in awhile it’s good to try a touch of sweetness and open our minds (and tastebuds) to new combinations. In this recipe by A Beautiful Mess, the addition of blood oranges adds an interesting twist, enhancing the original Bloody Mary flavor but not overpowering it.

Hot Pickled Garlic Bloody Mary Mix

Pickled garlic makes the drink even more interesting!
Pickled garlic makes the drink even more interesting! Source: Libbie Summers

If you’re a garlic lover like me, then this drink recipe is for you. This option by Libbie Summers combines all the classic flavor with a different kind of spicy kick that you don’t often see in drinks.

Cilantro-Salted Tomatillo Green Bloody Mary

The green color makes this drink look fantastic!
The green color makes this drink look fantastic! Source: Holly And Flora

If you think Bloody Mary drinks have to be red, then this vibrant green version will change your mind. The drink combines tomatillos, which are a little bit more sour than normal tomatoes, with a dash of cilantro, cucumber, and apple, resulting in a sweet and savory cocktail that you can’t pass up. Get the full details over at Holly & Flora!

The Ultimate Bloody Mary

Can’t go wrong with this recipe!
Can’t go wrong with this recipe! Source: Honestly YUM

If you want a fantastic Bloody Mary drink recipe to impress the guests, this option from Honestly YUM is the winner. In addition to the black lava salt rim, you’re encouraged to garnish the drink with:

  • Crab leg
  • Bacon
  • Whole shrimp
  • Celery stick
  • Pickled green beans
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • And much more.

This drink is the definition of Instagram-worthy!

The Classic

This popular cocktail recipe is timeless!
This popular cocktail recipe is timeless! Source: Kitchen Swagger

Even though there are many interesting and tasty options out there, nothing beats a classic. This easy recipe by Kitchen Swagger will satisfy your craving for a Bloody Mary like no other.

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