A handful of self-respecting barkeeps like Naren Young are reinventing the brunch favorite—the Bloody Mary—with fresh veggies, different liquors (or none at all) and garnishes that actually serve a purpose beyond a high calorie count.
- 1 750-ml bottle of 100% agave blanco Tequila
- 1 liter tomatillo juice
- 6 ounces green bell pepper juice
- 6 ounces cucumber juice
- 6 ounces celery juice
- 4 ounces lime juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon celery salt
- 1 teaspoon white pepper
- 1 ounce white balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon horseradish
- 2 ounces green Tabasco sauce
Mix everything in a pitcher and refrigerate for 2 hours. Pour into long glasses over ice. Garnish with a long cucumber slice. Makes 25 servings.