Cameron’s Kick Done Two Ways

Cameron’s Kick Done Two Ways

I needed a Cameron’s Kick today. For some reason my brain wasn’t fully functioning. Thank God it’s Friday! The recipe published in Mr. Boston’s 1935 for the Cameron’s Kick can also be discovered in the Savoy Book with one slight...
The Carrol Cocktail

The Carrol Cocktail

The Carrol Cocktail is up next in Mr. Boston’s 1935 bartender’s guide and it sounded delicious! Any cocktail recipe comprised of Brandy and Italian Vermouth is A-OK with me. Since the Carrol Cocktail is only made up from these two ingredients, I knew this...
Whiskey Tasting and the Caruso Cocktail

Whiskey Tasting and the Caruso Cocktail

My Mr. Boston’s cocktail recipe was put on hold last night as Ryan and I made our way four hours south to pick up his birthday present in San Bernardino, California. The journey down 1-15 took about 12 hours start to finish with stops along the way. After...
The Castle Dip Cocktail

The Castle Dip Cocktail

What on earth is a Castle Dip? Today’s Mr. Boston’s recipe has me stumped! This mint forward classic cocktail appears to be the brainchild of Harry Craddock. The oldest recipe I was able to track down for the Castle Dip was published in his 1930 Savoy...
The Cherry Blossom Cocktail

The Cherry Blossom Cocktail

There is no telling where the Cherry Blossom Cocktail began. By all accounts, the oldest recipe was published by Harry Craddock in 1930. Naturally Cherry Brandy is called for but still I wondered if there was any deeper meaning behind the drink. Could the Cherry...