The Brandy Smash

The Brandy Smash

Swap out Apricot Brandy for the ordinary fair, reduce the mint and sugar – Voila! You have transformed a Brandy Julep into a Brandy Smash. According to Imbibe Magazine, “a smash is a julep, but a julep is not always a smash.” That took my brain a few...
The Brandy Julep

The Brandy Julep

I would love to check out the Kentucky Derby one of these days. The hats alone are worth the price of admission! Beyond the fancy clothing,¬†this race is known for it’s signature drink, the Mint Julep. Today Leo Cotton added a recipe for an Apricot Brandy version...
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...