UV Blue Morning Bloody Mary Recipe

Developed as part of the UV Vodka Challenge.

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Greg was given four UV Vodka flavors and tasked with creating a unique bloody Mary recipe for each
Of all the UV Vodka flavors I was challenged with, I knew the UV Blue Raspberry was going to be the most challenging. This is not a flavor one normally thinks of when crafting a bloody Mary.

I could try to shoehorn this tasty berry flavor into a conventional bloody Mary. Maybe with enough spice I could “bury the berry.” Nope, instead I decided to celebrate the berry. I went to work creating a light refreshing cocktail suitable for a day out sailing. I balanced the savory properties of Sacramento tomato juice with the fresh bold flavors of grapefruit, orange, lemon, and lime and added a dash of green tea. It was fabulous….

Ingredients:UVBlue Challenge

  • 3 Ounces Sacramento Tomato Juice
    2 Ounces UV Blue Raspberry Vodka
    Splash of Green Tea
    1/4 wedge each; Grapefruit, Orange, Lemon, and Lime
    6 to 10 Fresh Raspberries
    Pinch of Cayenne Pepper

Instructions:

  • In a stout pint glass, muddle the raspberries
    Squeeze in Grapefruit, Orange, Lemon, and Lime
    Add cayenne pepper to taste
    Add tomato juice and UV Blue vodka
    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, pour in mixture
    Shake vigorously
    Pour back into pint glass and float green tea over top and serve.

Ratings:

Lynn- 73

Brad- 75

Erica- 68

Greg- 77

UV Lemonade Bloody Radler Recipe

UV Lemonade Bloody Radler

Developed as part of the UV Vodka Challenge. Greg was given four UV Vodka flavors and tasked with creating a unique bloody Mary recipe for each

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UV Lemonade – Here’s where it started to get weird. Lemonade is not exactly the flavor most think of when mixing a bloody. However, fresh lemon is one of my favorite bloody Mary ingredients, and I’ve been leaning toward a lighter, more juicy bloody Mary this summer. No problem. After two tries I had a great mix!

After smelling and tasting the UV Lemonade I started thinking of the popular German drink, the Radler. A mix of lemonade and beer, this summer favorite allows Germans to drink throughout a hot summer day without all the effects of a full strength beer.

I went to work making a light refreshing summertime bloody Mary recipe. Doubling down on an already fresh taste, I added fresh squeezed lemon. I love fresh cracked pepper with lemon. I gave a few turns of the old mill….

UV Lemonade Bloody Radler Recipe

UV Lemonade Bloody Radler
Ingredients:
3 Ounces Sacramento Tomato Juice
2 Ounces UV Lemonade Vodka
1 Ounce Beer (Wheat Beer Recommended)
Pinch of Cracked Pepper

Instructions:
Fill a pint glass with ice
Add UV Lemonade Vodka
Slowly pour Tomato Juice
Float Beer on top
Crack Pepper over top and serve*

*Serve unstirred for presentation. Stir before drinking

Ratings:

Lynn- 65

Brad- 68

Erica- 65

Greg- 77 (hahaha)

UV Vodka Bloody Mary Recipe

How do you make the best Bloody Mary

Developed as part of the UV Vodka Challenge.

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Greg was given four UV Vodka flavors and tasked with creating a unique bloody Mary recipe for each.

Well I wasn’t too worried about creating a recipe for UV Regular vodka. I’ve made hundreds of delicious bloodies with the 4 times-distilled, carbon filtered vodka.

But which way to go…? Over the top? Down a side road…? After trying a few oddball directions I decided to stay close to the time-tested recipe I’ve made since first being inspired my Ernest Hemingway’s recipe was published in the New Yorker.

UV Vodka Bloody Mary Recipe

 

by Greg Tooke

The UV Vodka bloody Mary:

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1

Nutrition Information:

  • 160 calories

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz Tomato juice
  • 2 oz UV Vodka
  • 1 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • Lime wedge
  • 1/4 tsp Cracked black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper or 1 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1/8 tsp celery salt

Instructions:
Fill a large cocktail shaker with ice. Crack fresh black pepper all over that ice. Add a pinch of ground cayenne pepper powder or a dash of Tabasco sauce. Add a pinch or two of celery salt. Now coat the ice in Worcestershire sauce. Pour UV vodka over ice until, well, until you think it’s enough. (2 ounces is safe) Now top with Sacramento brand tomato juice, cover, and SHAKE VIGOROUSLY. Pour into a large glass, crack a bit more pepper, and squeeze fresh lime over the top. Garnish with celery stalk, pickle, and olive. Serve with a small beer chaser.

 

Ratings:

Lynn- 71

Brad- 72

Erica- 72

Greg- 77 

Episode 16 – UV Vodka Challenge

Special Review – Greg Crafts Four Unique Recipes for UV Vodkas

uv flavors

The UV Vodka Challenge

Where it started I can’t exactly say. I was talking with one of the marketing guys from UV. They wanted to send us a sample I think. He asked which flavor would be best for a bloody Mary. I shot my mouth off and said I could make a good recipe from any of their flavors.

A week later a box containing four random flavors appeared at the offices of My Big Fat Bloody Mary Podcast.

The Flavors

UV Regular– ok, I knew I could handle this, but I wasn’t sure which way to go with the recipe at first. After several tries I developed a special recipe for this four times distilled, carbon filtered vodka. Read more…

UV Sriracha– This one is unique but sriracha is a flavor that blends well with tomatoes. I was pretty sure I could craft something delicious with it. Read more…

UV Lemonade – Here’s where it started to get weird. Lemonade is not exactly the flavor most think of when mixing a bloody. However, fresh lemon is one of my favorite bloody Mary ingredients, and I’ve been leaning toward a lighter, more juicy bloody Mary this summer. No problem. After two tries I had a great mix! Read more...

UV Blue Raspberry– Ok, this one had me worried. I knew the gang at UV were chuckling when they tossed this one in the box. Blue raspberry?? I kept my cool and began to think. I could try to shoehorn this tasty berry flavor into a conventional bloody Mary. Maybe with enough spice I could “bury the berry.” Nope, instead I decided to celebrate the berry. I went to work creating a light refreshing cocktail suitable for a day out sailing. I balanced the savory properties of Sacramento tomato juice with the fresh bold flavors of grapefruit, orange, lemon, and lime and added a dash of green tea. It was fabulous. Read more…