Mezcal-ginger Bloody Mary

This Mexican-inspired Bloody Mary variation will keep summer going well into fall.

Bloody Mary
 Sam Kaplan

Replace the vodka in a classic Bloody Mary with mezcal, and you’ve got a Bloody Maria. The Mexican liquor adds an exotic twist to the standby brunch cocktail.

Prep time

5 min.

  • 4 oz Clamato juice
  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • 2 oz mezcal
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp horseradish
  • 1 pinch grated ginger
  • 1 pinch celery salt
  • 1 dill pickle spear (for garnish)

Combine ingredients, stir, and serve over ice.