melt butter in lg pot. Add onion, celery and garlic. Cook until tender. Add flour, cook, stirring constantly for 2 min., over medium heat. Add clam juice and water. Bring to a simmer, simmer 15 mins. Add potatoes, nutmeg, worcestershire sauce and hot sauce. Simmer 15 mins. Add cream, and clams. Bring to a slow simmer for about 12 mins or until heated though. Stir in salt and pepper. Sprinkle w/ bacon and chives.