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Spicy Bloody Mary

The ultimate Bloody Mary recipe made with Smithworks® Vodka and garnished with Smithfield thick cut cherrywood smoked bacon. Add a few more dashes of TABASCO® Sauce if you like it spicier.

Recipe uses Original Red Sauce
Original Red Sauce
Serves: 4
imagePrep Time:
20 minutes
imageCook Time:
30 minutes
Spicy Bloody Mary
Spicy Bloody Mary


Sweet & Spicy Bacon Ingredients:
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
8 slices Smithfield Thick Cut Cherrywood Smoked Bacon
Spicy Bloody Mary Ingredients:
2 cups TABASCO® Bloody Mary Mix
1 cup Smithworks® Vodka
2 tablespoons pickle juice
2 tablespoons lime juice
Chili Powder Rim Ingredients:
1/2 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon smoked paprika
Other Garnishes:
Lime wedges
Celery stalks
Dill pickles
Green olives


Sweet & Spicy Bacon Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F and line a 9x13” baking sheet with a silicone mat (or parchment paper) and place a wire cooling rack on top. Set aside.

In a small bowl, mix together TABASCO® Sauce and brown sugar. Set aside.

Lay the 8 strips of Smithfield Thick Cut Cherrywood Smoked Bacon in a single layer on the cooling rack

Evenly pour the TABASCO®/brown sugar mixture over the bacon.

Bake in pre-heated oven for 20-35 minutes, or until bacon is cooked to your liking, flipping halfway through.

Set aside.

Spicy Bloody Mary Directions:

Into a large pitcher, pour in TABASCO® Bloody Mary Mix, vodka, pickle juice, lime juice, and TABASCO® Sauce.

Stir to combine and set aside.

Chili Powder Rim Directions:

Place chili powder, salt, and smoked paprika onto a small plate and mix to combine.

Set aside.


Run a lime wedge around the rim of the glass then dip the moistened rim into the chili powder mixture and rotate the glass until evenly coated.

Fill glass with ice and pour in the spicy bloody mary mixture.

Garnish with sweet & spicy bacon and other ingredients - olives, pickles, celery, etc. - to your liking!

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