The Weekender

The Weekender

Move over Mimosa! With a touch of Hawaii, the Weekend Brunch marries botanical Gin with Orgeat Syrup, Pineapple Juice and Champagne for a updated take on a classic brunch cocktail.
Blue Train Cocktail

Blue Train Cocktail

In 1930 a member of the playboy Bentley Boys racing club wagered that his 29′ Rover Light Six could beat the blue train (Le train bleu) from Paris to Calais (located in northern France). Following a 20 hour journey, Woolf Barnato beat the luxury passenger train...
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...
The Bucks Fizz Orange Juice Champagne Cocktail

The Bucks Fizz Orange Juice Champagne Cocktail

All these years I’ve known the combination of orange juice and champagne as the Mimosa. I thoroughly enjoy this fizzy citrus refreshment and was surprised to find out that it originally known as the Bucks Fizz. Now, some say the key differentiation between the...
The Champagne Cocktail

The Champagne Cocktail

The Champagne Cocktail kicks off five day’s of bubbly beverages from Mr. Boston’s 1935 Bartender Guide. With simple ingredients, tonight’s cocktail does not appear to be anything special but it does sound delicious! Jerry Thomas’ 1862...