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Tequila • Savory
Maria’s Shrimp Cocktail

Fans of the Bloody Maria will love this exotic twist on the savory cocktail, which is dosed with tangy calamansi juice, umami-packed fish sauce and a spicy salted rim. "This savory, vegetal and high-acid homage to the Bloody Mary was intended to pair with any of Maypop's complex Southeast Asian-inspired dishes,” say mixologists Phil Khanderish and Reza Esmali. “Or, when served with the local poached whole shrimp, it’s a meal on it's own."

The Essentials

yellow pepper puree
calamansi juice
Bar Spoon
The Details
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1.5 oz Tequila
1 oz yellow pepper puree
.75 oz calamansi juice
.25 oz Fish Sauce
Spicy salt
Whole shrimp


  • Rim a Collins glass with the spicy salt of your choice.
  • Build all ingredients, save for the shrimp, over cubed ice and stir.
  • Garnish with the chilled shrimp.