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* [[Worcestershire sauce]]
* [[Worcestershire sauce]]
* [[Tabasco]] sauce, or other hot sauce
* [[Tabasco]] sauce, or other hot sauce
* [[Horseradis]] (optional)
* [[Horseradish]] (optional)
* Salt and pepper (optional)
* Salt and pepper (optional)
* Garnished with
* Garnished with

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A Caesar, sometimes referred to as a Bloody Caesar after the similar Bloody Mary, is a cocktail popular mainly in Canada. It contains vodka, clamato juice (a blend of tomato juice and clam broth), Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, celery, salt and black pepper, served in a salt-rimmed glass.

It is not well known in the U.S., and many Canadians living abroad prize a bartender who can mix a good Caesar.

History

The cocktail was invented by bartender Walter Chell at the Owl's Nest Bar in the Westin Hotel in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1969, to accompany the opening of a new restaurant. In its original form, it contained tomato juice and mashed clams; Clamato had only just been released (coincidentally) by the American Mott's company that very year, and was not yet widely known or available.

In the early 2000s, Mott's began marketing pre-mixed Caesars in 12-ounce bottles.

Ingredients

To be served with plenty of ice in a tall glass.

Variations can include substitute or additional ingredients, like cayenne pepper or lemon juice, garnish of spicy pickled green bean or asparagus.

See also: list of cocktails

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