Directions fill 12 oz bloody mary glass with ice add vodka and mix to a shaker shake well and strain into glass garnish with lemon hellip.

The bloody mary is one of the world rsquo s best known cocktails prized for its ability to jumpstart even the groggiest of mornings its origins aren rsquo t exactly clear but the likely backstory points to the mid 1930s and fernand ldquo pete rdquo petiot a bartender at king cole bar at the st regis hotel in new york city.

Mary worth was a witch who was executed in the salem trials elizabeth bathory was nicknamed the ldquo queen of blood rdquo and was convicted for murdering hundreds of young girls so she could bathe in their blood the game is still played in households across the world and bloody mary rsquo s name continues to be chanted and feared.

She was the first ever queen of england to rule in her own right but to her critics mary i of england has long been known only as ldquo bloody hellip.

Brunchs favorite beverage the bloody mary turns 100 scott detrow asks cocktail historian dave wondrich about the origins of the bloody mary in hellip.