Bloody Johnnies

Bloody Johnnies
  • 8Servings


  • 1 quart tomato juice or V8 vegetable juice
  • 1 1/4 cups vodka
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 16 jumbo pimiento-stuffed green olives
  • Ice
  • 8 ribs celery from the heart, leafy tops attached
  • 16 spicy, pickled string beans


Stir the first 8 ingredients in a pitcher with a wooden spoon.

Skewer 2 olives on a 3-to 4-inch party pick. Repeat with remaining olives and more picks.

To serve, fill 8 glasses with ice; pour in Bloody Johnnies mix. Garnish each glass with a celery rib, an olive skewer (ends balanced on the rim of the glass) and 2 pickled string beans.