Wisconsin’s Most Creative, Colossal and Cheeseburger-filled Bloody Marys

As the quintessential morning cocktail, the Bloody Mary is no stranger to drink-friendly Wisconsin. Refreshing, invigorating and perfectly fit for a friendly brunch, a Packer kickoff or a lazy come-down from last night’s triumph, Bloody Marys are a staple of Wisconsin bars, restaurants and breakfast joints. Combining tomato juice and vodka with a host of spicy, zesty or bright flavors, Bloody Marys present a fresh kick like no other drink. Here are some extra-huge, extra-fancy and extra-delicious Bloody Marys you can find throughout the state!

O’Davey’s PubFond du Lac

A viral internet sensation, O’Davey’s’ signature Bloody Mary has been covered by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed for its ridiculous and monstrous garnishes that include a cheeseburger, a soft pretzel, nacho chips, a bag of popcorn and a strip of bacon. Redefining drink-mixing on an absurd level, O’Davey’s’ mammoth concoction is sure to fill you up and never let you down!

INdustri Café – Milwaukee

Taking a more delicate approach on the super-sized Bloody Mary, Milwaukee’s INDustri Café takes a 24 oz. cocktail and adds olives, asparagus, sprouts, onions, mushrooms and deep-fried shrimp to the top. Turning your favorite pizza toppings and brunch buffet items into a delectable salad for your drink, INDsutri’s big-time Bloody Mary is a multi-dimensional feast.

Rusty’s Backwater SaloonStevens Point

Making what “might be the best Bloody Mary you’ve ever had,” Rusty’s in Stevens Point presents a hard-nosed drink for a hard-nosed drinker. Drunk from a glass mug with pickle and pepper garnishes, Rusty’s tasty beverage is a must-have for anyone rolling through the Wisconsin River. With the new option of adding fresh garlic and a beef stick to your Bloody, Rusty’s home-spun treat is full of flavor and gets better every time.

Sobelmans Pub & GrillMilwaukee

Known for their bloodies and their burgers, Sobelmans combines both favorites to create “The Bloody Masterpiece.” Featured on the UK’s Daily Mail, the Huffington Post and Good Morning America, Sobelmans gigantic jar of tomato and vodka goodness features sprouts, celery, onions, mushrooms, cherry tomatos, lemons, pickles, shrimp, sausage, cheese, olives, green onions, asparagus and of course a bacon cheeseburger slider. Offering up local vodka from the Great Lakes Distillery, Sobelmans’ is a truly Wisconsin cocktail.

Bluephies Restaurant and VodkatoriumMadison

Any place that labels itself as a vodkatorium better have an intriguing spin on the Bloody Mary, and Bluephies delivers with a ferocious alcoholic onslaught, the Bloody Mary Flight. A diverse trio of 8 oz. bloodies featuring a traditional bloody as well as chipotle and bacon-infused drinks, Bluephies offers a wide flavor palette that is further diversified by including an array of meaty, cheesy and fruity garnishes. Sporting varying levels of spice, Madison’s vodka king will surely give you the kick you need!

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