Red Snapper

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Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 219 calories in one serving of Red Snapper.
Red Snapper image

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Salt & pepper rim

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. Serve with straws.

2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
4 fl oz Tomato juice
12 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
14 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
4 dash Worcestershire sauce
7 drop Hot pepper sauce
2 grind Black pepper
2 pinch Celery salt
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Comment:

Looks like a Bloody Mary, and tastes a lot like a Bloody Mary, but features gin's aromatic botanicals.

Variant:

Bloody Mary

About:

Today, the term Red Snapper means a Bloody Mary made with gin instead of vodka. But the first known recipes, from the 1940s, describe a 50-50 blend of vodka and tomato juice, with spices, just like an early Bloody Mary: one book even states that the Red Snapper is identical to the Bloody Mary.

A more detailed history can be found on our Bloody Mary cocktail page.

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