The Gin Making Experiment

The Gin Making Experiment

Many people don’t know this, but Gin is by definition, an alcoholic, juniper-flavored spirit made not via the re-distillation of botanicals, but by simply adding approved natural flavoring substances to a neutral spirit of agricultural origin. The predominant...
Alexander the Great Cocktail

Alexander the Great Cocktail

A twist on Mr. Boston’s Alexander’s Sister Cocktail from 1935, our Alexander the Great replaces Creme de Menthe with fresh Spearmint leaves and Absinthe for a vibrant creamy after-dinner treat.
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 Bachelor’s Bait Cocktail

The Bachelor’s Bait Cocktail

I was more intrigued by the name for the next Mr. Boston’s recipe than the ingredients. There is something a little nefarious about the title, Bachelor’s Bait. Was the drink intended to help capture a bachelor or was it a way for bachelor’s...
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...