Bombay Punch

Bombay Punch

I searched high and low in search of another recipe going by the name Bombay Punch and turned up empty handed. (see note below for update) Tonight’s Mr. Boston recipe appears to be original to this 1935 book we’ve been blogging about over the last couple months. That...
Bombay Cocktail

Bombay Cocktail

By all accounts, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail book lays claim to the next recipe published in Mr. Boston’s. This isn’t the first cocktail to be identical to the Savoy and probably won’t be the last since they were produced within 5 years of one another. The older...
Bosom Caresser Cocktail

Bosom Caresser Cocktail

There is something risqué about the Bosom Caresser Cocktail… Before mixing up the drink, I thought the name is where the sexual innuendo began and ended. Alas, once prepared, this cocktail’s appearance is befitting the moniker. There was a long standing...
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...
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...