NOTE: For Phase 1, simply omit the vodka.
24 ounces vegetable juice cocktail
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
Juice of 1 lime
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons freshly grated horseradish
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Tabasco to taste
8 ounces vodka
4 celery stalks, with leaves
1 lime, cut into wedges
In a large pitcher, combine the vegetable cocktail, celery seed, pepper, citrus juices, 2 tablespoons of the horseradish, the Worcestershire sauce, and Tabasco and stir well to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Fill 4 glasses with ice. Add 2 ounces of vodka to each and fill three-quarters full with the vegetable cocktail mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining horseradish, place 1 celery stalk in each glass, and squeeze a lime wedge into each glass.
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