The Legend of Bloody Mary
The Bloody Mary is best-known as a Sunday morning hang-over remedy. It also tastes great! There are some non-scientific explanations why Bloody Mary has a hang-over curing effect, but mostly it just gets you buzzed again so that you have essentially medicated yourself temporarily and don’t feel the headache associated with your hangover. This is known as “Hair of the Dog”.
Some argue that the high salt and vitamin content of the tomato juice and celery helps the body retain water (alcohol precipitates dehydration), re-hydrate and replenish lost vitamins.
The popular lore of the origin of the name for this iconic cocktail is attributed to Harry’s New York Bar in Paris. Harry’s bartender, Fernand Petiot claimed to have invented the Bloody Mary in 1921. There are many who dispute this claim, however, it is widely accepted that it did originate in Paris in the early 1920’s.
Glassware: Highball glass
In a prior life, Tim held a Series 3 and Series 34 CFTC registration and formerly was a Commodities Trading Advisor (CTA). He is also an expert and specialist in Ichimoku technical analysis. Tim was licensed Property & Casualty; Life, Accident & Health Insurance Producer in New York State. Clearly, Tim had some time on his hands and could not decide what he wanted to be when he grew up...so he stopped trying and started BoozeHunters.
In addition to writing about the Artful Pursuit of Libation, TK writes commentary on Politics and Social issues. This really pisses-off some family members and friends...but TK does not really care.
In the early days TK was a Bartender at a few of the Iconic, Long IslandMega-Clubs such as Spit and Sprat's on the Water. Growing up, his family owned and operated 5 liquor stores throughout the five boroughs of New York City...so as a kid he got free booze.
TK attended Boston College where he studied English Literature and Economics, and also attended the University of Siena, Italy where he studied studio art.
Mr. Kelly has been a decades-long community volunteer in his hometown of Long Island where he Established the community assistance foundation, Kelly's Heroes, he has also been a coach of Youth Lacrosse for over 10 years, Prior to volunteering in youth sports, Mr. Kelly was involved in the Inner City Scholarship program administered by the Archdiocese of New York.
Prior to creating BoozeHunters, TK was a team leader at Bloomberg Financial Markets, where he created Bloomberg Personal Magazine with an initial circulation of over 7 million copies monthly.
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