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Hellfire Club Bloody Mary

Photo: John Kernick
Total time 20 mins
Yield makes 8 drinks
Black pepper, Tabasco and fresh chile give this delicious Bloody Mary a fiery kick.


  • 3 1/2 cups tomato juice
  • 1 1/4 cups vodka
  • 1/2 cup olive juice
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, finely grated
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco
  • 2 serrano chiles, seeded and minced
  • 2 teaspoons dill, minced
  • 1 Peppadew pepper, minced
  • 1 (large) garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Ice cubes
  • Celery ribs and green olives, for garnish

How to Make It

  1. In a pitcher, combine all of the ingredients except the ice cubes and garnishes and stir well. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours. Serve the cocktails in ice-filled Collins glasses, garnished with celery ribs, green olives and black pepper.