The Big Bad Wolf Cocktail

The Big Bad Wolf Cocktail

Of all the drink inspiration I thought I’d run across in Mr. Boston’s 1935 cocktail book, Disney was not one of them. The Big Bad Wolf Cocktail brought to mind the Brother’s Grimm classic Little Red Riding Hood. For the life of me, I couldn’t...
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.’...
Brandy Blazer Cocktail

Brandy Blazer Cocktail

Fire and alcohol make an encore with the Brandy Blazer Cocktail. But, unlike the magnificent Blue Blazer, this alcoholic beverage is not intended to be tossed about. Instead, I believe the flames are meant to be more practical and less flair. Plus, I don’t think...