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Tomato Juice Cocktail

canned tomato juice, Worcestershire Sauce, and celery salt

The only drink in this list that contains no alcohol, the Tomato Juice Cocktail emerged in the 1920s as a hangover cure. That fashion inevitably led to the Bloody Mary.

The recipe shown, above, is from the 1929 Prohibition-era book “Here’s How Again!” by the pseudonymous Judge Jr. As you can see, the drink is just chilled tomato juice from a can, with whatever additional seasoning you like, Worcestershire sauce being a convenient all-in-one solution.

Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails, p. 734; barware icons courtesy of Haus Alpenz