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 Beadlestone and Beals Cocktails

The Beadlestone and Beals Cocktails

Oh Mr. Cotton… you tried to goof us up again! I shouldn’t be surprised that Scotch had been replaced in last nights 1935 recipe with Old Mr. Boston Whiskey. The book was intended as a marketing tool after all. I started the evening fully prepared to try...
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...
Bootlegger Bistro & The Blood Bronx Cocktail

Bootlegger Bistro & The Blood Bronx Cocktail

The day got away from me! I had planned on sharing the next three Mr. Boston’s recipes today but taking advantage of the Memorial Day shopping specials kept us out and about all afternoon. Now at 9:30 PM I’m feeling guilty for not getting my homework done...
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...