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...
A Crime Against Mixology, the Chicago Cocktail

A Crime Against Mixology, the Chicago Cocktail

Prohibition and the city of Chicago go hand and hand. Not only did the town gain a reputation for its gangsters and bootleggers during the 1920’s but one of it’s most well known citizens was both. Alphonse Capone is probably one of the most widely...
The Brandy Fix

The Brandy Fix

Of the many cordial liqueurs the Mr. Boston brand advertises in their 1935 cocktail book, Curaçao is not among them. This could explain why Jerry Thomas’ 1887 Brandy Fix was transformed from orange to cherry. What the ‘fix’ is supposed to repair...
Raising the Dead with Three Corpse Reviver Cocktails

Raising the Dead with Three Corpse Reviver Cocktails

Just as the Bourbon Rickey experiment happened on National Whiskey Day, tonight’s Mr. Boston’s cocktail recipe, the Corpse Reviver, is aptly timed. With Halloween just around the corner, I was excited to see this creepy drink appear on the menu. The Corpse...
The Brandy Fizz

The Brandy Fizz

Sixteen years ago today Ryan and I tied the knot. To celebrate we stopped by a 90’s themed party at Artifice Urban Lounge last night. Though we were married in 2001, Ryan and I started dating my last year of high school in 1997. That means we’ve been...