Whiskey Tasting and the Caruso Cocktail

Whiskey Tasting and the Caruso Cocktail

My Mr. Boston’s cocktail recipe was put on hold last night as Ryan and I made our way four hours south to pick up his birthday present in San Bernardino, California. The journey down 1-15 took about 12 hours start to finish with stops along the way. After...
The Club Cocktail

The Club Cocktail

Aside from the Clover Club recipe, the oldest references to a “Club” Cocktail I was able to uncover, were found in Hon WM Boothby’s 1908 “World’s Drinks and How to Mix Them.” The drinks outlined by Mr. Boothby were in relation to...
The Champagne Cocktail

The Champagne Cocktail

The Champagne Cocktail kicks off five day’s of bubbly beverages from Mr. Boston’s 1935 Bartender Guide. With simple ingredients, tonight’s cocktail does not appear to be anything special but it does sound delicious! Jerry Thomas’ 1862...
Cooperstown Cocktail 1917

Cooperstown Cocktail 1917

In 1917, Tom Bullock published his cocktail book ‘The Ideal Bartender’. Tucked away on page 31 is tonight’s Mr. Boston’s recipe, the Coopertown Cocktail. I searched high and low for any clue as to how this drink garnered its name. While...
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...