Fino Sherry Cocktail – Maria Sangrienta

The quintessential breakfast cocktail is now new and improved, because this Sherry cocktail is a riff on the classic Bloody Mary. Bloody Mary’s can be a bit divisive, due to their savoury nature. However, if you’re already a fan of the original, the Sherry version will be great for you. The addition of the dry Fino makes the Maria Sangrienta not only more savoury, but lighter. Indeed, you might be able to have one extra drink over breakfast or brunch. Cheers to that!
  • Preparation – 5mins
  • Serves – 1 Person
  • Level – Easy
  • 40ml of Fino Sherry
  • 60ml of Tomato Juice
  • 7.5ml of Fresh Lime Juice
  • 7.5ml of Worcestershire
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Tabasco and Fresh Black Pepper to taste, (some like them hot!)
  • Step 1

    Combine all the ingredients in a mixing glass and stir.

  • Step 2

    Secondly, strain into a rock glass over square chunks of ice.

  • Step 3

    Finally, garnish with toppings of your choosing. Olives would be a particularly good pairing here, but feel free to experiment. Indeed, you can add anything from the classic lemon or celery, to the more outrageous fresh grilled prawns or anchovies.

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