Sherry and Vermouth and Bitters Oh My!

Sherry and Vermouth and Bitters Oh My!

My only experience with Sherry has been through cooking. That being said, when the Adonis Cocktail called for Dry Sherry I had no idea where to start. Our first liquor stop didn’t carry any Sherry and having cooked with it before I figured Albertsons might have...
Bombay Punch

Bombay Punch

I searched high and low in search of another recipe going by the name Bombay Punch and turned up empty handed. (see note below for update) Tonight’s Mr. Boston recipe appears to be original to this 1935 book we’ve been blogging about over the last couple months. That...
The Brazil Cocktail

The Brazil Cocktail

The Caipirnha is said to be Brazil’s national cocktail. The drink is a mixture of cachaça (a distilled sugarcane based spirit), sugar and lime. Given this little tidbit of information, I am baffled by Mr. Boston’s next 1935 recipe, the “Brazil...
Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Champagne Cups

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Champagne Cups

The Champagne continues to flow! Today’s Mr. Boston’s recipe, the Champagne Cup, is supposed to be served in a large pitcher which should give you an idea of the recipes scale. Comprised of: 1 Quart of Champagne 1 Tablespoon of Powdered Sugar 1 Glass of...
The Coronation Cocktail

The Coronation Cocktail

Normally thought of as the closest place to find a brothel near Las Vegas, I would not have guessed that Pahrump was home to a vineyard. Moreover, I wouldn’t have thought a Desert winery would be any good. Turns out I was wrong. Ryan and I discovered Pahrump...