Rum and Hurricane Harvey

Rum and Hurricane Harvey

The Mr. Boston’s series was unexpectedly put on hold last week as Ryan and I made our way down to Houston. Without a plan of attack, we hopped into our car around 3 PM on Tuesday with the goal of helping the victims of Hurricane Harvey anyway we could. Along the...
Chinese Labor and Jamaican Rum

Chinese Labor and Jamaican Rum

At first I assumed that tonight’s Mr. Boston’s recipe was in line with The Cherry Blossom Cocktail, a result of fashion at the time. After some digging it appears that there may be more to the story. The first Chinese citizens arrive in Jamaica in 1854....
Cardinal Punch for Two

Cardinal Punch for Two

Fun measurements make their return in tonight’s Mr. Boston’s recipe, the Cardinal Punch. I reached out to a historical drinking expert in the hopes of figuring out what “a glass full” may equate to in this rather large recipe. Unfortunately,...
The Brandy Daisy

The Brandy Daisy

The Brandy continues to flow… umm, maybe that should be more like flood. We are entering day six of this spirit with no end in sight. Over the next 17 days (that’s right nearly a month long Brandy feast!)¬†Ryan and I will be drinking our way through:...
The Boston Cooler / Medford Rum Sour Cocktail

The Boston Cooler / Medford Rum Sour Cocktail

I’m so glad I decided to save the next Mr. Boston’s cocktail for today. After a good nights sleep, I discovered that the Boston Cooler is choked-full of vintage intrigue! Googling “Boston Cooler”, a sea of articles turn up. The thing is…...