Sherry and Vermouth and Bitters Oh My!

Sherry and Vermouth and Bitters Oh My!

My only experience with Sherry has been through cooking. That being said, when the Adonis Cocktail called for Dry Sherry I had no idea where to start. Our first liquor stop didn’t carry any Sherry and having cooked with it before I figured Albertsons might have...
Popping the Bubbly

Popping the Bubbly

As we continue further onto the fourth page of Mr. Boston’s 1935 edition, the Alfonso Cocktail introduces a new ingredient… Champagne! In discovering that bubbly was going to play a part in this adventure, Ryan keenly noted that the wise would mark each...
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...
Cracking the Whiskey Code

Cracking the Whiskey Code

The Approve Cocktail gave Ryan and I another chance at the drink which became a swampy mess a few days ago. In fact the only difference between the Appetizer No. 3 and last nights Mr. Boston’s recipe is the quantities of the three ingredients. Like the No. 3,...
The Bachelor’s Bait Cocktail

The Bachelor’s Bait Cocktail

I was more intrigued by the name for the next Mr. Boston’s recipe than the ingredients. There is something a little nefarious about the title, Bachelor’s Bait. Was the drink intended to help capture a bachelor or was it a way for bachelor’s...