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...
Black Velvet Cocktail

Black Velvet Cocktail

Like an aging Elvis in a tight black velvet jumpsuit, our first attempt at Mr. Boston’s Black Velvet Cocktail was a disaster! From the start, I did not hold much hope for a drink that blended equal parts of Champagne and Stout. I love me a good Stout and...
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...