The Brandy Cocktail

The Brandy Cocktail

There isn’t anything earth shattering about today’s Mr. Boston’s cocktail recipe other than it earned a name as “the” Brandy Cocktail. That has to count for something, right? Fearing I wouldn’t have much to talk about with this...
Meet Tom Collins’ Wife, Brandy

Meet Tom Collins’ Wife, Brandy

All these years I assumed the Tom Collins cocktail was named after a person. Turns out it was all a hoax! Two years before the cocktail Collins was published in Jerry Thomas’ 1876 book, men throughout the U.S. were in search of the man who had been talking smack...
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 Daisy

The Brandy Daisy

The Brandy continues to flow… umm, maybe that should be more like flood. We are entering day six of this spirit with no end in sight. Over the next 17 days (that’s right nearly a month long Brandy feast!) Ryan and I will be drinking our way through:...
Drinking Like George Washington – The Brandy Egg Nogg

Drinking Like George Washington – The Brandy Egg Nogg

Eggnog in June is different to be sure. Certainly not the usual Summertime refreshment choice. But when duty calls, one must mix up some raw eggs, milk and Brandy for the cause! While the Baltimore Egg Nogg involves a wide variety of spirits, today’s Mr. Bostons...