Bloody Martini

This cocktail is based on one in The Joy of Mixology (Clarkson Potter, 2003) by Gary Regan.

Bloody Martini Bloody Martini
This cocktail is based on one in <em>The Joy of Mixology</em> (Clarkson Potter, 2003) by Gary Regan.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes
  • 1 12 oz. pepper-flavored vodka
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • 18 tsp. celery seed
  • Pimento-stuffed green olive, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Purée tomatoes in a blender. Line a sieve with cheesecloth and set over a medium bowl; strain tomato juice.
  2. Add tomato juice, vodkas, celery seed, and 2 cups ice cubes to a cocktail shaker, cover, and shake vigorously until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with olive.