All posts tagged: Bloody Mary

How to Master the Bloody Mary

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Here, at Cocktail Builder, we love experimenting with new ingredients and flavor profiles — both trying something completely unexpected and putting an updated spin on time-tested libations. But in 2018, we’re going back to the basics, focusing our efforts on perfecting the classic cocktails that we all think we know. Sure, they’ve been around for a long time and it can be easy to believe that you’ve mastered them. But these cocktails are classics for […]

5 Ways to Use Blood Orange Juice in Your Cocktails

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Who doesn’t love orange juice? It’s perfect paired with breakfast or lunch (or even better, brunch), and goes spectacularly well with almost any liquor, liqueur, or bubbly. But you know what’s even better than the standard round or navel orange? The delectably sweet, tangy, gorgeously colored variety known as blood orange. Hailing from Mediterranean climates, the blood orange gets its ruby-red hue thanks to pigments called anthocyanins that develop during hot days and cool nights. […]

How to Perfect the Most Complicated Cocktail in the World

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Most well-known cocktails don’t require a ton of effort in order to make them right. This article is not about those cocktails. Today we’re breaking down the most complicated cocktail in the world and giving you tips for how to make it like a pro. So what cocktail are we talking about? Answer: the Bloody Mary. Now, we’re not surprised if you think we’re crazy for saying that. After all, everyone’s had a Bloody Mary. […]

Tomato Juice Cocktails That Don’t Taste Like Salad

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In theory, we like the idea of getting a health dose of vitamins to balance out our booze. But in reality, we’re not fans of feeling like we’re drinking salad when what we really want is gin. Enter the following tomato juice cocktails. With recipes so delicious and unique, you’ll almost forget you’re fueling your body with biotin, potassium, and vitamins A, C, and E. Bottoms up! Bloody Maria You’ve all had a Bloody Mary, but […]

On a Diet? Try One of These 5 Low-Calorie Cocktails

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Did you know a margarita could set you back almost 700 calories? Well, now you do, thanks to our friends over at Eventa. (PS: Thanks for ruining our summers, guys!) In fact, many of our favorite cocktails — especially the ones we sip when the weather gets hot — are freakishly high in waist-expanding ingredients. Now, this isn’t to say we don’t encourage indulging in a few Piña Coladas every now and again. But if […]

3 Brunch Cocktails You Need to Know: Your Eggs Are Not Complete Without These

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Is there any meal better than brunch? We don’t think so. In fact, we approve of any activity that allows us to drink cocktails before noon without getting judgmental looks from strangers. But you know what else we love? Enjoying said meal from the comfort of our home, where the drinks are cheaper and the pants are optional. If you, too, prefer your bacon and eggs with a side of slippers, these recipes are for […]