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...
Pineapple Pleasure Cocktail

Pineapple Pleasure Cocktail

Heaven in a martini glass! This tropical inspired cocktail has a secret weapon that takes an ordinary Pineapple Rum cocktail into an extraordinary treat by infusing the Rum into a compound Gin! The Orgeat syrup adds a smooth, sweet frothy quality – all we have...
The Bronx River Cocktail

The Bronx River Cocktail

I swear that we’ve tried a recipe identical to this evenings Mr. Boston’s recipe. Unfortunately, I’m way too tired to hunt it down. I figure that’s OK though, the Bronx River Cocktail is a mix of some of my favorite ingredients and after a long...
The Bulldog Cocktail

The Bulldog Cocktail

The oldest Bulldog Cocktail I could uncover was published in Hugo Ensslin’s 1917 manual ‘Recipes for Mixed Drinks’. As I combed the internet in search of history behind tonight’s recipe, I discovered that while Hugo and Leo Cotton agreed on the...
The Bull-Dog Highball

The Bull-Dog Highball

The mysteries continue with today’s Bull-Dog Highball. First published in Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail Book circa 1930 as the Bull-Dog Cocktail (note the hyphen),  Leo Cotton saw fit to publish the same recipe as a Highball five years later.  Name...