The Blue Blazer Cocktail

The Blue Blazer Cocktail

The Blue Blazer is the first drink that literally scared me. How on earth can making a cocktail be scary you ask? Two words, fire and booze! Not just any fire and booze drink however, the Blue Blazer has been described as a mythical cocktail. The flair drink to end...
Bobby Burns Cocktail

Bobby Burns Cocktail

It’s 9:30 PM and I’m just getting around to tonight’s Mr. Boston post – YIKES! Where did the day go?! The Bobby Burns Cocktail is as memorable as the work of the poet who inspired it. I vote that in addition to singing Robert Burn’s Auld...
Bourbon Highball and Rickey

Bourbon Highball and Rickey

My novice is about to show but we’re all friends right? Until last night I always assumed that a highball cocktail was in relation to the type of glass it was served in. Highball glassware is a pretty standard term. I mean, there is a low ball and a highball...
The Brainstorm Cocktail

The Brainstorm Cocktail

With a name like Brainstorm, I expected today’s Mr. Boston’s cocktail to honor a famous inventor. After conducting my daily vintage cocktail book hunt, the oldest version I could find was in Hugo Ensslin’s 1917 ‘Recipes for Mixed Drinks.’...
Frozen Milk Punch and the First Day at Tales of the Cocktail

Frozen Milk Punch and the First Day at Tales of the Cocktail

Three-thirty in the morning is way too early for this girl. Our normal bedtime is usually 1 am so I figured that I’d have a tough time falling asleep at 10 pm. Somehow between all the running around, heat and pure exhaustion, I didn’t have any trouble...
The Cablegram Whiskey Cocktail

The Cablegram Whiskey Cocktail

We had way too much fun sharing our Ginger Beer over at the Summer Market last night. So much fun that I did not get around to making up Mr. Boston’s 1935 Cablegram Highball 🙁 Market Week continues through Wednesday and Ryan is itching to start exploring. As a...