Mud And Blood

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 2 ounces Carrot Juice
  • 2 ounces Beef Broth
  • 2 ounces Orange Juice
  • dash Tabasco Sauce
  • dash Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 ounces Pepper Vodka

Shake with ice and strain into a glass.

This is another of the New York magazine "challenge drinks" from Tony Hendra's feature in 1996. I had to create a drink à la minute from the least favorite liquid of each of several guests, and Alex Hargrave of Hargrave Vineyards chose carrot juice.