The Blenton Cocktail

The Blenton Cocktail

Part of what makes this Mr. Boston’s blog series so much fun for me is the history of the drink. I’ve come across so many unexpected nuggets of knowledge I’m beginning to feel like a walking drink encyclopedia… and I like it 🙂 Unfortunately the...
The Elizabeth Taylor Cocktail

The Elizabeth Taylor Cocktail

Inspired by the actress’ famous violet colored eyes, the Elizabeth Taylor is a delicate floral cocktail crafted from compound Gin, herbal infused white wine and Violet petal liqueur.
The Blue Devil Cocktail

The Blue Devil Cocktail

After the excitement of last night’s Blue Blazer Cocktail, today’s Mr. Boston’s recipe seem lack luster by comparison. I couldn’t find any history about the Blue Devil Cocktail though, there are many variations on the recipe floating around the...
Blue Devilish Cocktail

Blue Devilish Cocktail

The Blue Devilish Cocktail was discovered while trying to “fix” Mr. Boston’s 1935 Blue Devil recipe. The addition of Creme de Violette brings out the blue coloring befitting the moniker while beefing up the volume of Creme Yvette add a delicious...
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...