A Tale of Two Cremes

A Tale of Two Cremes

Before embarking on this Mr. Boston’s journey, we had never heard of Creme Yvette. Given the recent popularity of the Aviation Cocktail, we had been aware of Creme de Violette for sometime but it was not until I started researching all of the liquor variants...
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...
An Adult Slurpee, the Claret Cobbler

An Adult Slurpee, the Claret Cobbler

We’re experiencing unseasonably warm weather in Las Vegas. I’m sure that sounds funny to anyone who doesn’t live here but temperatures above 110 usually stop by the middle of August. The last few days have been warm enough for the National Weather...