The Forgotten Cuban Cocktail – Bebida Royal

The Forgotten Cuban Cocktail – Bebida Royal

Where did the Bebida Royal Cocktail recipe come from? More importantly, where the heck did it go? So far, Mr. Boston’s list of recipes have been inline with cocktail recipes that date back years before Prohibition. Yet, the Bebida Royal is the first cocktail of...
The Blood and Sand Cocktail

The Blood and Sand Cocktail

With the whirl-wind excitement of the weekend behind us, I’m finally getting around to the final “blood” titledĀ drink in Mr. Boston’s 1935 cocktail book. It didn’t hit me until mixing up this third installment but one of my favorite...
Bolo Cocktail

Bolo Cocktail

The oldest Bolo Cocktail recipe I was able to uncover was in Hugo Ensslin’s 1917 ‘Recipes for Mixed Drinks’. Identical in every way to the mixture noted in my copy of Mr. Boston’s from 1935, this Rum beverage appears to follow the trend of...
The Bronx Cocktail

The Bronx Cocktail

We leave for New Orleans in less than a week, but though I have a ton to do I have no energy to any of it šŸ™ It’s been rather humid out here in Las Vegas which I suppose is good training for the weather down in Louisiana this time of year. Man! The warm, sticky...
The Bronx Silver Cocktail and Mezcal

The Bronx Silver Cocktail and Mezcal

After all the running around we’ve been doing, I started feeling like I was about to catch something. Bad timing is an understatement when in less than 48 hours we’ll be boarding a plane to New Orleans. I decided that some medicine was in order. What...