By June Ramli
Welcome to the enchanting world of St. Regis Jakarta, where luxury and sophistication meet to create an unforgettable experience for every guest.
Among its many delights, one exceptional offering reigns supreme – the legendary St. Regis Bloody Mary.
Hailed as the hotel’s best seller, the St. Regis Bloody Mary has garnered a devoted following, captivating visitors from all corners of the globe.
Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this iconic cocktail is a testament to the artistry and dedication of the skilled mixologists at St. Regis Jakarta.
Each sip of the St. Regis Bloody Mary is a harmonious symphony of flavors, perfectly balancing the robust taste of London Dry Gin with the subtle kick of Balinese Arak.
The zest of fresh lime juice and the earthy allure of Signature Spice Mix come together to create a cocktail that tantalizes the senses and leaves a lasting impression on the palate.
As you indulge in this signature creation, surrounded by the hotel’s opulent ambiance and impeccable service, you’ll discover why St. Regis Jakarta has earned its esteemed reputation as a haven for luxury seekers and connoisseurs of fine living..
Infused with the rich and diverse culinary heritage found throughout Indonesia, the Batavia Mary is a tribute to the unique and bold flavors of Jakarta.
This signature cocktail showcases a delightful blend of locally-made arak, cuka, and sambal oelek, creating an explosion of tastes that will tantalize your taste buds.
- 50ml London Dry Gin
- 5ml Balinese Arak
- 10ml Fresh lime juice
- 25ml Signature Spice Mix
- 100ml Fresh Tomato Juice
Signature Spice Mix:
- 5g Sea salt
- 5g Ground Black pepper
- 2.5g Ground Star anise
- 2.5g Ground Cinnamon powder
- 2.5g Ground Cumin Powder
- 10g Ground Fennel seeds
- 5g Ground Fried Shallots
- 5g Ground Coriander Seed
- 400ml Worcestershire sauce
- 50ml Fish Sauce
- 50ml Cuka (Indonesian Vinegar)
- 50ml Fino Sherry
- 50ml Light soy sauce
- 5 bar spoons Sambal Oelek
- 10 dashes of Celery bitters
To craft this exquisite concoction, employ two shaker tins and skillfully apply the rolling technique, achieving the perfect balance of dilution, temperature, and aeration among the ingredients.
The Batavia Mary is best savored in a highball glass, served over a single spear ice cube, and garnished with a fragrant lemongrass stalk and a delightful rempeyek kacang cracker.
To complement the intricate flavors of this cocktail, it is accompanied by a small bowl of pickled acar, thoughtfully provided as a palate cleanser.
Indulge in the Batavia Mary, a cocktail that captures the essence of Indonesia’s diverse culinary tapestry, making every sip a delightful journey through Jakarta’s bold and unique flavors.
June Ramli is the editor of DailyStraits.com. To stay in touch with June, look her up on Twitter @junesairaramli