A Bloody Mary is a vodka based cocktail with tomato juice and other spices and flavourings, and in the United States it is usually consumed in the morning or early afternoon and is a popular hangover cure.
Invented in the early 1900s there are various theories as to the origin of the drink, as well as the origin of its name. As with a lot of cocktails, there are many variations and recipes listed for a Bloody Mary, but tomato juice and vodka are always the common ingredients.
A Cola de Mono is a traditional Chilean drink that is served at Christmas time and is similar to a White Russian. Some call it a Chilean Coffee Eggnog; this recipe makes 1 ½ litres and will last in the fridge for up to 10 days. Great to share with friends and family.
Little is known about the origin of the Blenton cocktail, other than it was popular amongst the officers of the British Navy and was traditionally made with Plymouth Gin.