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Whisky and Jazz Bar in Singapore
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Serge Obolensky creating craft bloody mary
ORIGIN
The Bloody Mary has been a part of St. Regis history since 1934 when bartender Fernand Petiot introduced the "Red Snapper", which would later be renamed the Bloody Mary, at the King Cole Bar in The St. Regis New York.

The famed cocktail was created when Serge Obolensky, a well known man about town whose penchant for vodka was in keeping with his aristocratic Russian background, asked Petiot to make the vodka cocktail he had in Paris.
Bloody mary cocktail with lemon on rim
BLOODY MARY RITUAL
The formula was spiced up with salt, pepper, lemon and Worcestershire Sauce, but since "Bloody Mary" was deemed unrefined for the hotel's elegant clientele, it was rechristened the "Red Snapper". While the latter may not have caught on, the spicy drink most certainly did, and over the years it has become the signature cocktail of the King Cole Bar.

Today, the Bloody Mary remains the signature cocktail of the St. Regis brand, with each address crafting its own interpretation of the libation to pay homage to Petiot's original recipe.

The St. Regis Singapore offers guests Chilli Padi Mary, inspired by Singapore's culinary heritage.
Bloody mary in flute with pepper on rim
CHILLI PADI MARY
Following the footsteps of the group's flagship in New York, the address of delightful experiences, The St. Regis Singapore espouses its most famous cocktail - the Bloody Mary, as a fitting tribute to our timeless heritage.

Exclusive to The St. Regis Singapore is a spicy concoction named Chilli Padi Mary, an inventive recipe that is characterised as a 'modern and contemporary' rendition of the original Bloody Mary.

Adopting the exotic flavours of South East Asia and reflecting Singapore's eclectic cuisine, the cocktail substitutes chilli padi (small but extremely spicy chilli), Chinese old ginger and lemon grass for Worcestershire and Tabasco; a distinct spiciness that is certainly not for the faint-hearted.

Ingredients:
- 1 oz / 30 ml premium vodka
- 1 piece lemongrass, about 1 in / 2 cm thick
- 1 slice fresh gingerroot (mature/old)
- 1/2 thinly sliced chilli padi, seeds removed
- 1/8 tsp / .5 ml sugar syrup
- 3 oz / 90 ml tomato juice

Directions:
- Muddle the vodka, lemongrass, ginger, chilli padi and sugar syrup together.
- Strain and pour into a rocks glass filled with ice.
- Add tomato juice, stir and serve.