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The History of Hot Buttered Rum

January 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

The History Like many hot drinks, hot buttered rum likely originated in Europe after the import of rum from the Jamaican colonies began. The British Royal Navy captured Jamaica in 1655 and replaced sailors’ daily...

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Ginger Hibiscus Punch by Ken for The Boys Club

Hibiscus Ginger Rum Punch

November 14, 2013 | 1 Comments

With Halloween behind us, it’s time to switch to end-of-year beverages. When I think of holiday cocktail flavors, cranberries are usually first—for the rich color and the tart flavor that counters the rich food we...

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Warm Autumn Day Martini from Alessio Fangano for The Boys Club

The Warm Autumn Day Martini

November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Caramelization must be among the most impactful chemical reactions in the world of flavor manipulation. Think about the humble table sugar: by itself, the white crystals are rather dull in appearance and taste. But when...

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Crimson Spice by Vijay Nathan for The Boys Club

The Crimson Spice Cocktail

November 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for a Hot Toddy, Mulled Wine, or Hot Spiked Cider, but most of the time I just want a cold, stiff drink, even when it’s freezing cold outside. And...

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Homecoming 101- The Birchwood Floradita by Greg Henry for The Boys Club1

Homecoming 101- The Birchwood Floradita

October 8, 2013 | 13 Comments

“Are you sure you don’t need a map?” The woman behind the counter asks, handing me the keys to my rental car. “No,” I answer, as she passes me back my California driver license. “Are...

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Inside the Distillery: Bully Boy (Boston, MA)

September 3, 2013 | 4 Comments

Walking into the Bully Boy Distillery in Roxbury, I was immediately struck by how small of an operation it is. Based on their presence at bars and liquor stores throughout Boston, I figured they had...

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Cocktails We Love: The Classic Mai Tai

July 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

Forget fruity syrups and fancy flavors. A great drink should always highlight the star of the show, the liqueur. That is just what the classic version of a Mai Tai does – it brings out...

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Cocktails We Love: The Passion Fruit Mojito

July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re in the heart of the city or kicking back on a beach, it’s always important to find the time to stop and appreciate the simple things that can make something whole. To do...

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Lava Lava Beach Club’s Blue Hawaii

May 27, 2013 | 8 Comments

The Location: Dripping wet, wearing only a swimsuit and a smile, I pull a sodden twenty dollar bill out of that secret place in my swimsuit and plop myself down at a table beneath a...

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Hi guys! Thanks for inviting me to The Boys Club to shake things up. I’m not sure about you guys, but I have thoughts of sand between my toes and pink umbrellas in my drinks;...

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