The Bloody Caesar
“Beware the Ides of March,” the soothsayer said to Caesar, a scene dramatized on the stage in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. March 15 is upon us, and for humanities lovers, an appropriate drink is in order. The Bloody Caesar may be familiar to the Canadian pallet, as it is more commonly served up there. Essentially a Bloody Mary but with clamato (clam and tomato) juice instead of tomato juice, this drink is one of those “you love ‘em or hate ‘em” drinks. Regardless, have a round for the Republic of Rome come Ides of March 2018 and invite your friends. Just be sure they leave their knives at home…
- 1 1/4 oz. vodka (doesn’t have to be fancy)
- 4 oz. clamato juice (available pre-made or home mixed, your preference)
- 2 tsp. lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp. hot sauce (pick your favorite!)
- 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
- Optional garnishes: nutmeg, celery sticks, bacon, asparagus, olives, shrimp, etc. (Bloody Mary stuff)
Make the Drink
Directions: Pour all ingredients into a highball glass with ice. Stir well and add garnishes. Hail, Caesar!
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