Lucien Gaudin

Lucien Gaudin

Lucien Gaudin was a early 20th century Olympic fencer from France who inspired this Gin based cocktail. A variation of the Negroni, the Lucien Gaudin combines Gin and Campari and takes the citrus notes up a notch with the addition of Cointreau. The wine based Vermouth...
Onto Page Two

Onto Page Two

Tonight we finished the last Absinthe recipe on the first page of Mr. Boston’s 1935 edition. Having enjoyed Absinthe since its reappearance to the US in the early 2000’s, Ryan and I usually stick to the traditional style of drinking Absinthe. I was...
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...
Liquor Shopping Spree & The Allies Cocktail

Liquor Shopping Spree & The Allies Cocktail

Since Ryan and I needed to drive to Southern California to pick up a bottle of Kümmel, I decided I should start a list of all the ingredients we’ll need to finish our Mr. Boston’s experiment. After skimming the book I discovered that there is a lot we...
Bloodhound Cocktail

Bloodhound Cocktail

After defrosting three frozen strawberries, muddling them, adding in equal parts French / Italian Vermouth and 3/4 ounce of Gin; my Bloodhound Cocktail looks like a scene from CSI! Seriously, this is one of the least appetizing concoctions I’ve seen thus far in...