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...
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...
Kicking Off the New Year with the Cream Fizz Cocktail

Kicking Off the New Year with the Cream Fizz Cocktail

A new year has begun and I had better get back to drinking through Mr. Boston’s if I want to be done in my lifetime! It seems like forever since my last post. I suppose that Christmas took me down harder than expected this year. I must admit that I’ve...
Raising the Dead with Three Corpse Reviver Cocktails

Raising the Dead with Three Corpse Reviver Cocktails

Just as the Bourbon Rickey¬†experiment happened on National Whiskey Day, tonight’s Mr. Boston’s cocktail recipe, the Corpse Reviver, is aptly timed. With Halloween just around the corner, I was excited to see this creepy drink appear on the menu. The Corpse...

The Cold Deck Cocktail from 1935

The closest connection between the name of tonight’s Mr. Boston’s cocktail recipe and the era with which the drink originated is a movie from 1917 titled “The Cold Deck.” Starring William Surrey Hart, a popular silent movie star of the time,...