Applejack Extravaganza

Applejack Extravaganza

Unlike yesterday’s recipe which lacked apple liquor, page 22 of Mr. Boston’s 1935 edition is chock-full with orchard goodness. All four recipes involve a spirit that is relatively new to us but apparently it was very popular with our forefathers. We...
Sunrise Over the Orchard

Sunrise Over the Orchard

Our take on Mr. Boston’s Applejack Sour, the Sunrise Over the Orchard Cocktail is sweet, sour with a splash of apple delight.
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo, Cuban Style

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo, Cuban Style

Our Cinco de Mayo celebration kicked off with Cuban flair yesterday. After enjoying a delicious homemade enchilada feast, Mr. Boston’s 1935 recipe book called for some Rum by way of the Bacardi Cocktail. In the mid 1930’s Cuban made Bacardi was the first...
The Bennett and Bermuda Rose Cocktails

The Bennett and Bermuda Rose Cocktails

If there is one thing the vintage cocktail books can agree on, it is that they don’t agree at all! Writing instructions is tricky business. I can attest to this first hand, having spent many hours trying to describe the way to use our products with accuracy and...
The Blue Devil Cocktail

The Blue Devil Cocktail

After the excitement of last night’s Blue Blazer Cocktail, today’s Mr. Boston’s recipe seem lack luster by comparison. I couldn’t find any history about the Blue Devil Cocktail though, there are many variations on the recipe floating around the...