The Hawaiian Mule

The Hawaiian Mule

A gingery twist on the classic Mai Tai cocktail, this Rum based mule cocktail the Hawaiian Mule packs a punch with two different styles of Rum, Orgeat syrup and Grand Marnier.
Everyone is going to need a drink on November 8th 2016!

Everyone is going to need a drink on November 8th 2016!

I am sure we can all agree that this election has been a wild ride. If you’re like me, you will want a drink when it is all over on November 8th. Some will be drinking in celebration, others in frustration. Whatever the outcome, we need to begin to rebuild...
Drinking Like the Queen

Drinking Like the Queen

In an effort to catch up from our week long hiatus, Ryan and I went on a tasting spree last night. It only seemed fitting since the next four recipes in Mr. Boston’s 1935 edition all begin with the word Appetizer. Might as well keep them in a series, right? Up...
The Brandy Crusta

The Brandy Crusta

Maybe it’s the heat, but for some reason I’m having trouble sitting down to write today. It’s funny since my brain tries constructing my posts just as I’m about to fall asleep at night. After hours of tossing and turning trying to shut down the...
The Brandy Smash

The Brandy Smash

Swap out Apricot Brandy for the ordinary fair, reduce the mint and sugar – Voila! You have transformed a Brandy Julep into a Brandy Smash. According to Imbibe Magazine, “a smash is a julep, but a julep is not always a smash.” That took my brain a few...
Broken Spur Cocktail

Broken Spur Cocktail

The Broken Spur appears to mix an odd group of ingredients together. I feared this 1935 experience may turn out as poorly as Mr. Boston’s Brazil Cocktail recipe due to the use of strong flavored spirits. While the instructions note the use of “Mr. Boston...