Rum and Hurricane Harvey

Rum and Hurricane Harvey

The Mr. Boston’s series was unexpectedly put on hold last week as Ryan and I made our way down to Houston. Without a plan of attack, we hopped into our car around 3 PM on Tuesday with the goal of helping the victims of Hurricane Harvey anyway we could. Along the...
The Cordial Rickey Cocktail

The Cordial Rickey Cocktail

I can’t explain why, but for some reason I was procrastinating on today’s Mr. Boston’s recipe from 1935. The Cordial Rickey isn’t earth shaking and maybe I just wasn’t feeling inspired by the simple mixture of lime juice, carbonated water...
Onto Page Two

Onto Page Two

Tonight we finished the last Absinthe recipe on the first page of Mr. Boston’s 1935 edition. Having enjoyed Absinthe since its reappearance to the US in the early 2000’s, Ryan and I usually stick to the traditional style of drinking Absinthe. I was...
The Apple Pie Cocktail, Hold the Apple

The Apple Pie Cocktail, Hold the Apple

Mr. Boston’s is at it again! The next recipe is called The Apple Pie but the darn thing doesn’t use a lick of Apple Liquor. I’m beginning to wonder if Leo Cotton edited this book whilst perpetually drunk 🙂 Why is Apricot Nectar the main ingredient in...
The Belmont Cocktail

The Belmont Cocktail

In anticipation of last nights Mr. Boston’s recipe, Ryan and I stopped off at Trader Joe’s to pick up a pack of fresh raspberries. Following a tasting spree of delicious goat cheese, wine and even ice cream with coffee syrup, we made our way home to get...
The Blood and Sand Cocktail

The Blood and Sand Cocktail

With the whirl-wind excitement of the weekend behind us, I’m finally getting around to the final “blood” titled drink in Mr. Boston’s 1935 cocktail book. It didn’t hit me until mixing up this third installment but one of my favorite...