It typically contains vodka, a caesar mix (a blend of tomato juice and clam broth), hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce, and is served with ice in a large, celery salt-rimmed glass, typically garnished with a stalk of celery and wedge of lime. [21], Basic preparation of a Caesar follows the "one, two, three, four" rule. [15] Elsewhere, bartenders will frequently offer a Bloody Mary in its place. The history of the Caesar drink. They have found that consumers in the United States fear that there is too much clam in the beverages. ~ Bloody Caesar Spicy Shrimp Shooters Recipe ~ 2 cups well chilled Clamato Juice. Add 1 Tbl. Difficulty. The main difference with the BLT is the garnishes. Rim glass with celery salt, and a lime wedge. Don't be lazy, take pride in your work, and do it properly. [15] Motts claims that the Caesar is the most popular mixed drink in Canada, estimating that over 350 million Caesars are consumed every year. A caesar drink takes very few steps to prepare but before you start, pop the glass in the freezer for frosted cup! [14] Vodka is occasionally replaced with gin, tequila or rum, though the Clamato may not be substituted. I gave this 4 stars because it is a fantastic drink worth making. 10 Best Caesar Garnishes Post navigation < > You Really Can Put Anything On Your Ceasar! [5], In 1959, cartoonist and creator of "The Addams family", Charles Addams (employed by the New Yorker magazine, a few blocks from the Polonaise nightclub in Manhattan) claimed he invented the "Gravel Gertie", a cocktail of clam/tomato juice and vodka seasoned with Tabasco sauce. My kind of Caesars are the ones with the most toppings. [10][11], The Caesar was invented in 1969 by restaurant manager Walter Chell of the Calgary Inn (today the Westin Hotel) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Which brings me to the SüLT Caesar. This truly Canadian concotion is incredibly refreshing and versatile. Unless, of course, you're trying to get out of making everyone Caesars, in which case the pitcher option will ensure you're never asked to do so again. But feel free to add anything and everything youwant, I mean who would ever complain about too many garnishes, am I right? One restaurant that we frequent has a cheeseburger, Caesar. [14], Chell said his inspiration came from Italy. [19] By 1994, 70% of Mott's Clamato sales in Canada were made to mix Caesars, while half of all Clamato sales were made in Western Canada. This is popular in Canada, but know that tomato juice is NOT a substitute for Clamato. [15], Chell said the drink was an immediate hit with the restaurant's patrons, claiming it "took off like a rocket". It mixes together in a celebration of all things salty. Rub edges of a glass with lime, and tip in celery salt … [21] In Europe, the drink can be found wherever there are higher concentrations of Canadians. The Caesar … Caesar Drink Recipe Hail Caesar! 3. A ‘Bloody Mary’, on the other hand, is tomato juice based. You basically get a salad with your drink. This is where it can get crazy! The recipe comes from Forty Creek Whisky a nice example of smooth Canadian whisky. 1 oz vodka. Grilling fruit for your drink adds a depth of flavour and also helps to release juices. This page was last edited on 21 October 2020, at 16:24. Similar to a Bloody Mary, the bloody Caesar cocktail – normally just called a Caesar – is a classic Canadian drink made with Clamato juice, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce. Once you try it, you will never have a caesar cocktail any other way. [15], According to Chell's granddaughter, his Italian ancestry led him to call the drink a "Caesar". [17] The ingredients are poured into a glass rimmed with celery salt or a mixture of salt and pepper and garnished with a celery stalk and lime. When making a drink for people and you want them to love the experience you need to appeal to 4 senses. "Discover The Wolfschmidt Clamdigger Made With Clamato", "Calgary's Bloody Caesar hailed as nation's favourite cocktail", "Alberta drinkers take whisky first, vodka second", "We stand on guard -- for our favourite cocktail", "A Caesar celebration: Saucy Canadian cocktail hits the big 4-0", "Brand builders: juicing Clamato sales - Motts USA does marketing research to boost Clamato sales", "The two most effective ingredients to treat a hangover", "Mott's Clamato Best Caesar in Town Contest",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Ingredients in a Caesar Cocktail. Tip: If making multiple Caesars for a group (because once they taste their friend's drink they will want you to make them one) be sure to make each one individually. [6], In 1962, Carl La Marca, bar manager at the Baker Hotel in Dallas, invented the "Imperial Clam Digger", adding a basil garnish and dash of lime to an existing version of the "Smirnoff Smiler", called the "Clam Digger". At its very simplest the caesar is made with vodka, Clamato juice, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce.