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Bayou Bloody Mary Julep

Bourbon Bloody Mary

Surely the ‘Greatest Two Minutes in Sports’ deserves a Bloody just as great. Hence the Bayou Bloody Mary Julep, a smooth combination of bourbon, mint, and sophistication, perfect for race day (or the big race).

Bourbon Bloody Mary - Bayou Bloody Mary Julep


  • 2 sprigs mint
  • 2 lime wedges
  • 12 fluid ounces V8® 100% Vegetable Juice (about 1 1/2 cups), chilled
  • 4 fluid ounces bourbon (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup packed mint leaves, chopped (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

How to make it

Servings: 2

  1. Place 1 sprig mint into each of 2 glasses. Fill the glasses with ice. Place 1 wedge lime on the rim of each glass.
  2. Stir the vegetable juice, bourbon, lime juice, chopped mint, sugar and Worcestershire in a pitcher. Stir for 1 minute. Season to taste. Pour the vegetable juice mixture through a strainer into the glasses. Garnish with additional mint, if desired.