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Classic Canadian Caesar


"This drink is very popular in Canada. Take a lick of the celery salt and then a drink of the Caesar through the straw for the proper Caesar experience."
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5 m servings 204 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 drink)

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  1. Wet the rim of a cocktail glass with the lime wedge; set aside for garnish. Place celery salt in a small dish, and press the rim of the glass into the salt to coat. Add ice to the glass.
  2. Pour vodka, Worcestershire sauce, and hot pepper sauce over the ice; top with tomato-clam juice. Garnish with lime wedge and celery stick. Serve with a straw.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of sodium for the celery salt. The actual amount of celery salt consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 204 calories; 0.7 g fat; 30.5 g carbohydrates; 2.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 5415 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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  1. 23 Ratings

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Add one tablespoon of pickle juice! Garnish with pickles, olives and hot peppers

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I'll be honest you'll not find this pinkish looking drink called a Canadian Caesar at any bar, restaurant, or night club in Canada. They are all red in colour and don't look like you had a few t...

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Add one tablespoon of pickle juice! Garnish with pickles, olives and hot peppers

I live in Vancouver, B.C. Canada and indeed this is often the drink of choice. I was dismayed when we were in Hawaii years ago and couldn't buy Clamato juice. This is a great recipe and I hope y...

This recipe is a good start, couple of things missing so wonder if this is an American version of a truly Canadian drink or not? Needs to be spiced up a lot more, see the others suggestions. ...

I gave this 4 stars because it is a fantastic drink worth making. I am from Calgary, Canada (where the Caesar was born). This is popular in Canada, but know that tomato juice is NOT a substitu...

Perfect starter recipe, eh? Double the vodka , Tabasco, Worcestershire , throw in a pickle and I'll take two ;) Cheers! The rim needs to be coated with a courser salt. (celery salt added in t...

This is good.I added a spicy bean and a little shaved horse radish. Also from Vancouver and you can find a number of variations up here.

I love my Caesars with a spicy pickled green bean and a squeeze of lime juice along with the other ingredients. Perhaps a couple extra shakes from the Tabasco bottle as well. I also add a pinch ...

Love my Caesars! They're awesome!

Yum! Best drink ever!!