Old Tom Gin and the Casino Cocktail

Old Tom Gin and the Casino Cocktail

The oldest recipe for tonight’s Casino Cocktail that I could uncover was published in Hugo Ensslin’s 1917 ‘Recipes for Mixed Drinks’. Calling specifically for Old Tom Gin, I decided to grab a bottle during our liquor run yesterday. Ryan and I...
The Classic Cocktail

The Classic Cocktail

A late night at the office and a bouncy puppy caused another delay with my Mr. Boston’s cocktail series. Lord knows this ought to get interesting as the holiday’s roll around. I hope everyone will forgive me it I need to take a night off here and there....
Sweet and Sour Whiskey, The Crow Cocktail

Sweet and Sour Whiskey, The Crow Cocktail

I was so excited to try the next Mr. Boston’s cocktail recipe, the Creole Lady. After taking care of the photo shoot for the Cream Fizz, I turned my attention to gathering ingredients. Wouldn’t you know it, I didn’t have any Madiera Wine! Being in my...
The Creole Lady Cocktail

The Creole Lady Cocktail

After returning from the store, the missing Madeira bottle appeared. Now we have two to work with! Turns out that the Creole Lady recipe published in my 1935 edition of Mr. Boston’s was altered. Harry Craddock posted a different version of this classic cocktail...