Beware the Ides of March

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.

caesar

 

No, not that Caesar, this Caesar, Canada’s favourite cocktail.

canada loves caesar

 

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:

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