Crafted by Cleetus

“The Bloody Mary mix I have been searching for…
exactly what Sunday morning brunch needs.”
– Brett Bowman, Bloody Mary Enthusiast. Hockey Dad. CHECK OUT OUR PRODUCTS
The Cleetus Heatus Bloody Mary has been voted
“Best Bloody Mary in Chicago” by Chicago Tribune,
Time Out Chicago, and Chicagoist.
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Working with the freshest ingredients possible,
our Bourbon Habanero and Bourbon Serrano hot sauces
bring unique tastes to your daily staples.


As a longtime supporter of the Chicago local food movement, Cleetus Friedman hand-selects ingredients for his recipes directly from farmers at the peak of the growing season. Furthering his mission, we are bringing these flavors out of his kitchen and into yours. Introducing Crafted by Cleetus: a variety of retail foods, award-winning Bloody Mary mix, and beer collaborations.

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