The Crystal Slipper Cocktail

The Crystal Slipper Cocktail

The Crystal Slipper cocktail appears to have made its debut in Jacques Straub’s, “Drinks,” circa 1914. Surprisingly Leo Cotton kept the recipe in tact 21 years later. Now… I’m pretty sure that this vintage cocktail recipe was inspired by...
The Cabaret Cocktail

The Cabaret Cocktail

This is Market Week for West Coast retail buyers. Ryan and I joined in on the festivities in the hopes of spying some interesting new knick knacks to feature on our website. The event is held in two locations. Thankfully only one venue opened its doors today. While...
The Bronx River Cocktail

The Bronx River Cocktail

I swear that we’ve tried a recipe identical to this evenings Mr. Boston’s recipe. Unfortunately, I’m way too tired to hunt it down. I figure that’s OK though, the Bronx River Cocktail is a mix of some of my favorite ingredients and after a long...
Broken Spur Cocktail

Broken Spur Cocktail

The Broken Spur appears to mix an odd group of ingredients together. I feared this 1935 experience may turn out as poorly as Mr. Boston’s Brazil Cocktail recipe due to the use of¬†strong flavored spirits. While the instructions note the use of “Mr. Boston...
Not So Blue Moon Cocktail

Not So Blue Moon Cocktail

As I continue through Mr. Boston’s 1935 cocktail book, I’m finding that there is a lot of misinformation floating around the drink world. On the heels of the Aviation mistaken Blue Devil, comes yet another recipe many bloggers misdescribe. The Blue Moon...