Most people know that March 15 is called the Ides of March and it is notorious for being the day that Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 B.C., so I thought I’d talk about Caesar.
No, not that Caesar, this Caesar, Canada’s favourite cocktail.
Invented in Calgary, Alberta in 1969, the Caesar is a vodka based drink that combines clam juice, tomato juice, and Worcestershire sauce with a blend of herbs and spices to create a drink that is similar to a Bloody Mary, but with a uniquely spicy flavour. It’s also pretty unique to Canada (or so I’m told), so if you are ever visiting the Great White North be sure to give it a try. Or if you want to try one at home, here’s a handy video: