Bartenders at Commander's Palace skewer the garnish on a stick of sugarcane, but a wooden skewer works too.
Makes 8 servings
1 1/2 cups chilled vodka
8 teaspoons prepared horseradish
8 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
14 drops hot sauce
4 cups vegetable or tomato juice
Garnishes: pickled okra, cherry peppers
Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a large pitcher until well blended. Place ice cubes in 8 old-fashioned glasses, filling 2/3 full. Pour mixture evenly into glasses. Garnish, if desired.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Crystal Hot Sauce.