If You Never Put These in a Bloody Mary, Thank You

How Not to Make a Bloody Mary

How to Not Make a Bloody Mary It’s easy to get carried away when mixing a bloody Mary. Hailed as the queen of cocktails, this brunch time favorite is among the most complex of cocktails.  But, let’s keep a cool head here. As its popularity has grown, so has the list of items placed in, […]

Don’t Be a Stooge- Drink Responsibly

Drink Responsibly Don’t Forget the Chaser Don’t Use a Pre-mix Don’t Spill Don’t Steal a Friend’s Chaser Don’t Steal a Friend’s Girl Don’t Drive! Add your own tips in the comment section. Cheers!

Wisconsin Beer Chaser

Wisconsin Beer Chaser

Fred Rodgers taught us so much as children. Now he brings an important life lesson to bartenders…

Is it Too Late to Order a Bloody?

When is it too late to order a bloody Mary?

When is it Too Late to Order a Bloody Mary? About twenty years ago, I stepped up to a bar in Wisconsin and ordered a bloody Mary. It was 1am. “I ain’t makin’ that. It’s too late,” was the bartender’s response. This from a man who had just happily waited while three patrons slowly lined […]

Bloody Mary Q & A

How to Make Bloody Mary's FAQ

Q: What’s the best bloody Mary mix? A: I’m not a big fan of pre-made, bottle bloody Mary mixes.  My general advice is to avoid them entirely. If you absolutely must, Zing Zang makes a popular mix that isn’t horrible.  Demitri’s makes a very good mix that is added to tomato juice and vodka when […]

Finding Beauty in Your Bloody Mary

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I’m spoiled.  As a Wisconsin native, I’ve come to expect a great deal from a bloody Mary. Oversized glasses rimmed with special seasonings and garnished with everything from sausage to celery are expected in our bloody Mary’s. Indeed I have actually felt something like pity for those who live elsewhere.  Stories of bloody Mary’s served warm, […]

The Bloody Trail – A Book Review

The Bloody Trail Book Review

The Bloody Trail, In quest of the best Wisconsin bloody Mary’s Author: Susan Fiebig Publisher: Orange Hat When I heard that a fellow Wisconsinite had written an entire book about her travels in search of good bloody Mary’s, well I had to read it. What Susan Fiebig has created is a travel guide. Her passion […]

5 Best Mixed Drinks

best mixed drinks

An overview of the 5 best mixed drinks on the planet No one can accuse the staff of My Big Fat Bloody Mary of not doing their homework when it comes to cocktail research.  As any scientist worth their salt knows, the larger the pool of data, that is – the larger the sample size. the […]