Beverages by the Bay

Mike and Kirstin are known to enjoy sharing a beverage among friends, but also are big fans of responsible boating. So mix tastefully and know your limits. Designated driver recommended especially on boats. In Michigan, you can get busted for being intoxicated when driving a boat.

Bloody Mary

We’re known as the Bloody Mary boat,” says Kirstin. Here’s her tasty rendition of the classic.

• 1 part vodka

• 2 parts Mike & Mrs. T horseradish

• Few shakes of Alden Mill Spice House Bloody Mary Mix (shop in Alden)

• Juice from either a jar of pickles or pickled dilly green beans

• Pickled dilly green beans for garnish


• 1 part tequila

• 2 parts Jose Cuervo Light classic lime mix

• Half a shot of Grand Marnier liqueur

• Squeeze of fresh lime

• Shake in shaker

• Pour into glass with salted rim

This article is also featured in the August 2013 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s MagazineGet your copy now!