The Barbary Coast Cocktail & Two That Didn’t Make the Grade

The Barbary Coast Cocktail & Two That Didn’t Make the Grade

In an effort to keep accelerate my progress on this Mr. Boston’s blog series, Ryan and I tasted the next three “Bar” titled cocktails last night. The first drink of the evening called for one of our all time favorite spirits, Scotch Whisky! Though it...
The Brown aka B.V.D. Cocktail

The Brown aka B.V.D. Cocktail

My high hopes to keep up with my Mr. Boston’s blogging were thwarted by all the amazing events at this years Tales of the Cocktail. While I had truly planned on taking an hour or two out of my day to share with you the wonders of the cocktail world, I also...
The 1914 Beauty Spot Cocktail

The 1914 Beauty Spot Cocktail

Many of the recipes we’ve tried thus far, have lasted the test of time. Others appear to have taken many years to evolve. Mr. Boston’s next recipe, The Beauty Spot Cocktail, seems to have taken yet another path. As our 1935 cocktail adventure continues, I...
Beauty Spot Cocktail -1914

Beauty Spot Cocktail -1914

Published in Jacques Straub’s 1914 cocktail book Drinks, this is the best rendition of the Beauty Spot Cocktail we’ve tried thus far. While the recipe seems to been overhauled 3 years after publication in Hugo R. Ensslin’s Recipes for Mixed Drinks....
The Belmont Cocktail

The Belmont Cocktail

In anticipation of last nights Mr. Boston’s recipe, Ryan and I stopped off at Trader Joe’s to pick up a pack of fresh raspberries. Following a tasting spree of delicious goat cheese, wine and even ice cream with coffee syrup, we made our way home to get...