2008 U’Luvka Tabasco Ultimate Bloody Mary Competitors
David Nepove and Greg Lindgren
Juan Alvarez and Douis Patillo
Amanda Gager and Ray Speight
Kyle McHugh and Todd Appel
New Orleans, LA
Chris Hannah and Marvin Allen
Overall Winner – New York
Elba Giron and Tad Carducci
The New York USBG team of Elba S. Giron of Bar Milano and Tad Carducci of Tippling Brothers Consulting took first place for their “Asia & Beyond” Bloody Mary. The duo also created a “Contemporary Bloody Mary” with an exciting garnish.
Asia & Beyond
2 ½ oz TABASCO® Original Bloody Mary Mix
1 oz Campbell’s Tomato Juice
1 ½ oz U’Luvka Vodka
2 bar spoons Soy Sauce
½ bar spoons S & B Wasabi paste
½tsp Cracked White Peppercorns
1 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
Add a couple of ice cubes into a metal Boston shaker, roll the ingredients, and strain.
Garnish: Pickled Snap Peas on a bamboo skewer with only the top half of the snap pea dipped into Australian Flake Salt
Contemporary Bloody Mary
2 oz TABASCO® Extra Spicy Bloody Mary Mix
1 oz U’Luvka Vodka
¼ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
¼ tsp Celery Salt
½ tsp Cracked White Peppercorns
3 dashes Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
2 dashes TABASCO® Pepper Sauce
1 bar spoon Grey Poupon Mustard Harvest Coarse Ground
Add a couple of ice cubes into a metal Boston shaker and roll the ingredients.
Double strain using a fine sieve over fresh ice.
Garnish: queen sized olive stuffed with a small dollop of American Paddle fish caviar on a bamboo skewer