Homemade Hard Lemonade Circa 1935

Homemade Hard Lemonade Circa 1935

California Lemonade is next up in Mr. Boston’s 1935 recipe book. I admit, this is recipe did not excite me. All these citrus heavy cocktails are starting to bore my taste buds. As I started thinking more about the drink, I realized that the California Lemonade...
A Crime Against Mixology, the Chicago Cocktail

A Crime Against Mixology, the Chicago Cocktail

Prohibition and the city of Chicago go hand and hand. Not only did the town gain a reputation for its gangsters and bootleggers during the 1920’s but one of it’s most well known citizens was both. Alphonse Capone is probably one of the most widely...
Commodore Cocktail

Commodore Cocktail

Citrus was once used to help prevent and treat Scurvy on long trips across the sea. Perhaps that is the tie into the Commodore Cocktail name? After a sleepless night with a 12 week old puppy and the terrible mass shooting 30 minutes away from my home, I am rather...
Sweet and Sour Whiskey, The Crow Cocktail

Sweet and Sour Whiskey, The Crow Cocktail

I was so excited to try the next Mr. Boston’s cocktail recipe, the Creole Lady. After taking care of the photo shoot for the Cream Fizz, I turned my attention to gathering ingredients. Wouldn’t you know it, I didn’t have any Madiera Wine! Being in my...