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...
Chrysanthemum Cocktail from 1917

Chrysanthemum Cocktail from 1917

Benedictine is our jam. Ryan and I are both big fans of this particular herbaceous spirit and were very excited to see it play a starring role in tonight’s Mr. Boston’s recipe, the Chrysanthemum Cocktail. Sticking with the 1917 recipe originally published...
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....
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...
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...