Q. Where did the name Bloody
Mary come from
A. Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry
the VIII, was a devout Catholic at the time her father was
disavowing the Pope and forming the Anglican Church. She
had many Protestants executed, thus the moniker, Bloody
Q. When did the Bloody Mary drink
come to the United States?
A. Most stories credit Peter Petoit, who was working
at Harrys New York bar in Paris, with mixing it. When
he returned to New York City, in the mid 1930s, he
introduced the Red Snapper as the first Bloody
Mary in America. It was made with Gin, since Vodka was just
being introduced as a new spirit to America
Q. Why is Bloodys by Buz bottled
in a wine bottle?
A. The wine bottle represents the elegance of the
Bloodys by Buz flavor and how the experience of the
palate is similar to that of the finest of fine wines. Thats
our goal. You tell us if we achieved it.
isnt Bloodys by Buz bright red?
A. We did not want to use artificial
coloring. Our unique combination of ingredients gives Bloodys
by Buz its unique color.
A. Founder and creator William R. (Buz) Rollins Jr.
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