The Bloody Joey

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail

The following recipe is based on ones in Everyday Drinking (Bloomsbury, 2008) by Kingsley Amis and The Craft of the Cocktail (Clarkson Potter, 2002) by Dale DeGroff


  • 1 12 oz. aquavit
  • 4 oz. tomato juice
  • Juice of 1/2 orange
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 4 dashes Tabasco, plus more to taste
  • 2 dashes worcestershire
  • 12 tsp. ketchup
  • 12 tsp. prepared horseradish
  • Pinch celery salt
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper


Step 1

Combine aquavit, tomato juice, orange juice, lemon juice, Tabasco, worcestershire, ketchup, and horseradish in a pint glass.

Step 2

Add 4 ice cubes and stir vigorously until horseradish and ketchup are well combined. Strain mixture through a sieve into a goblet filled with ice. Sprinkle with celery salt and pepper.

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