The Apple Pie Cocktail, Hold the Apple

The Apple Pie Cocktail, Hold the Apple

Mr. Boston’s is at it again! The next recipe is called The Apple Pie but the darn thing doesn’t use a lick of Apple Liquor. I’m beginning to wonder if Leo Cotton edited this book whilst perpetually drunk 🙂 Why is Apricot Nectar the main ingredient in...
The Bamboo Cocktail

The Bamboo Cocktail

It sounds like a popular Tiki Era cocktail of the 1950’s, but Mr. Boston’s next recipe is said to have originated 127 years ago! The Bamboo Cocktail marks the sixth “B” section recipe in our 1935 recipe adventure. Rather than the tropical...
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 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 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...