Meet Tom Collins’ Wife, Brandy

Meet Tom Collins’ Wife, Brandy

All these years I assumed the Tom Collins cocktail was named after a person. Turns out it was all a hoax! Two years before the cocktail Collins was published in Jerry Thomas’ 1876 book, men throughout the U.S. were in search of the man who had been talking smack...
The Claret Lemonade Recipe from 1935

The Claret Lemonade Recipe from 1935

Tonight’s Mr. Boston’s write up maybe shorter than normal because well… I’m exhausted! By the time we got around to mixing up the Claret Cup, I was already in my pajamas. This meant that making a trip to the grocery store was out of the...