Hollywood and The Bolero Cocktail

Hollywood and The Bolero Cocktail

I’m beginning to think that Mr. Cotton was quite the film buff. I suppose it was the Golden Age of Hollywood after-all 🙂 Our next Mr. Boston’s recipe appears to be inspired by another 1934 movie. This one starred Carole Lombard and George Raft. The films...
Bolo Cocktail

Bolo Cocktail

The oldest Bolo Cocktail recipe I was able to uncover was in Hugo Ensslin’s 1917 ‘Recipes for Mixed Drinks’. Identical in every way to the mixture noted in my copy of Mr. Boston’s from 1935, this Rum beverage appears to follow the trend of...
The Boston Cooler / Medford Rum Sour Cocktail

The Boston Cooler / Medford Rum Sour Cocktail

I’m so glad I decided to save the next Mr. Boston’s cocktail for today. After a good nights sleep, I discovered that the Boston Cooler is choked-full of vintage intrigue! Googling “Boston Cooler”, a sea of articles turn up. The thing is…...
The Brandy Daisy

The Brandy Daisy

The Brandy continues to flow… umm, maybe that should be more like flood. We are entering day six of this spirit with no end in sight. Over the next 17 days (that’s right nearly a month long Brandy feast!) Ryan and I will be drinking our way through:...
17th Century Brandy Flip

17th Century Brandy Flip

Today’s Mr. Boston’s recipe, the Brandy Flip, is all over the place. While I think the name was originally intended to describe the preparation of the drink, the amount of flip flopping this cocktail recipe has undergone over the years is impressive! I did...
The Bronx Cocktail Dry and the Sugar Factory

The Bronx Cocktail Dry and the Sugar Factory

The night got away from me again as Ryan and I made our way down to The Strip to sip cocktails with friends from out of town. Our friends wanted to go to the newest Sugar Factory location in town. Though this wasn’t our first time to the land of everything...