Brian Bartels, one of the most creative Bloody Mary masters we’ve ever met, loves to infuse spirits with nuts. In this interview with Faith, he assures her that it’s easy to do (any home bartender can do it), and “OH MY GOD, SO GOOD.” He says peanuts are wonderful in bourbon, too. We decided we’ve got to try this.
Reprinted with permission from The Bloody Mary, copyright © 2017 by Brian Bartels. Published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. Photographs copyright © 2017 by Eric Medsker