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Mexican Bloody Mary: The Pinche Cha Paloma

Mexican Bloody Mary: The Pinche Cha Paloma
MADE WITH Olmeca Altos Reposado Mexican Bloody Mary
FLAVOUR Spicy
OCCASION A mexican party
AUTHOR Altos Barman
Ingredients
60ml (2 parts) Altos Reposado
10 ml (1/3 part) Fresh Lime Juice
30 ml (1 part) Fresh Grapefruit Juice
30 ml (1 part) Tomato Juice
3 Dashes of Spicy Sauce
1 Dash of Celery Bitters
Salt and ground chili mix for the rim
Ice
Method

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake the mixture vigorously to blend the flavors together. Strain the mix into a tumbler glass rimmed with salt and ground chili mix. Garnish with a celery stalk, a slice of grapefruit, and pickled chiles.

The Tequila Bloody Mary, or Bloody Maria, is a zesty and robust twist on the classic Bloody Mary cocktail. Using tequila instead of the traditional vodka, this version brings a distinctly Mexican flair to the beloved brunch staple, offering a unique flavor profile that complements the spicy and tangy elements of the original recipe.

Ingredients to Prepare the Bloody Mary

To prepare this Tequila Bloody Mary, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 60ml (2 parts) Altos Reposado
  • 10 ml (1/3 part) Fresh Lime Juice
  • 30 ml (1 part) Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • 30 ml (1 part) Tomato Juice
  • 3 Dashes of Spicy Sauce
  • 1 Dash of Celery Bitters
  • Salt and ground chili mix for the rim
  • Ice

How to Make a Tequila Bloody Mary

Making this version of the Bloody Mary involves these steps:

  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake the mixture vigorously to blend the flavors together.
  3. Strain the mix into a tumbler glass rimmed with salt and ground chili mix.
  4. Garnish with a celery stalk, a slice of grapefruit, and pickled chiles.

Tequila as a Base Spirit for Bloody Mary

Suitability of Tequila Over Vodka in Bloody Mary Mixes

Although the original Bloody Mary is unique, tequila brings a robust, earthy nuance that vodka lacks, and pairs well with the spicy, savory components of the Bloody Mary mix. Tequila’s inherent flavors, derived from the blue agave plant, provide a complex base that enhances the depth and richness of the cocktail.

Impact of Tequila Choice on Bloody Maria Flavor

The choice of tequila can significantly influence the flavor profile of the Bloody Mary. Blanco tequilas are preferred for their pure, unaged qualities, which maintain the clarity and brightness of the other ingredients. In contrast, reposado or añejo tequilas can introduce notes of oak and vanilla, which may be preferred by those seeking a smoother, more nuanced drink.

Garnishes for Enhancement of a Tequila Bloody Maria

The garnishes for a Tequila Bloody Mary can elevate both the visual appeal and taste of the drink. Classic options include celery sticks, lime wedges and olives, while more adventurous choices might involve bacon strips or shrimp. Each garnish adds a layer of flavor and texture, making every sip a rich and engaging experience.

Altos Reposado & Unique Cocktails

Altos Reposado stands out for its exceptional flavor and its ability to transform any cocktail into a masterpiece.

With a process of resting in oak barrels, our tequila adds a smooth and sophisticated nuance to traditional recipes, offering a unique experience for the most demanding palates. Discover how Altos Reposado can elevate your favorite cocktails with its unparalleled character.