San Diego, CA: Great Maple

Posted: September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized
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In my last post, I mentioned that I was visiting San Diego and working off a previously established area Bloody Mary Bucketlist of sorts provided by Thrillist.

My next stop was Great Maple.

Let me first just say I was bummed that when I went there I was only planning on having a drink (i.e. I had already had a meal) because their menu looked great and the food looked even better.

Here, I discovered not just a great Bloody Mary, but a whole Bloody Mary MENU (something kind of common for San Diego I would come to find out).  I have to admit, I was a little overwhelmed. So many Bloodies, so little time!



I asked the bartender for her recommendation and she said that the Pickle Bloody Mary was a favorite, so that’s the one I went for:

Great Maple


Mix: Titos Vodka with homemade mix

Chaser: No

Fixin’s: One gigantic pickle

Price: $10

This Bloody Mary was great, but I wish I had the change to try some of the others. Had I been hungry, Johnny’s Hangover Mary, which comes with, basically, a loaf of bread on top. 🙂

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