The Apple Pie Cocktail, Hold the Apple

The Apple Pie Cocktail, Hold the Apple

Mr. Boston’s is at it again! The next recipe is called The Apple Pie but the darn thing doesn’t use a lick of Apple Liquor. I’m beginning to wonder if Leo Cotton edited this book whilst perpetually drunk 🙂 Why is Apricot Nectar the main ingredient in...
The Bamboo Cocktail

The Bamboo Cocktail

It sounds like a popular Tiki Era cocktail of the 1950’s, but Mr. Boston’s next recipe is said to have originated 127 years ago! The Bamboo Cocktail marks the sixth “B” section recipe in our 1935 recipe adventure. Rather than the tropical...
The Barbary Coast Cocktail & Two That Didn’t Make the Grade

The Barbary Coast Cocktail & Two That Didn’t Make the Grade

In an effort to keep accelerate my progress on this Mr. Boston’s blog series, Ryan and I tasted the next three “Bar” titled cocktails last night. The first drink of the evening called for one of our all time favorite spirits, Scotch Whisky! Though it...
The Beadlestone and Beals Cocktails

The Beadlestone and Beals Cocktails

Oh Mr. Cotton… you tried to goof us up again! I shouldn’t be surprised that Scotch had been replaced in last nights 1935 recipe with Old Mr. Boston Whiskey. The book was intended as a marketing tool after all. I started the evening fully prepared to try...
The Blood and Sand Cocktail

The Blood and Sand Cocktail

With the whirl-wind excitement of the weekend behind us, I’m finally getting around to the final “blood” titled drink in Mr. Boston’s 1935 cocktail book. It didn’t hit me until mixing up this third installment but one of my favorite...