The Cocktail Vibe at Mr. Booze

As important as the addition of well prepared, exciting, flavorful, old-school Cocktails are to an evening of imbibing, there are several other things to take care of and that are equally important to a fun experience. You must have the vibe cooking in the room. This is the place to come for recommendations on music, recipe books, history and the scene.
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Mr. Booze’s Christmas Album Picks

You can’t, you just can’t, I tell you, play modern Christmas music with your cocktail or while hosting a party this December.   The soul just isn’t there with these modern pop princesses and boy singers.   Let your kids enjoy that stuff in the car; give ‘em that … but never in the home […]

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Mr. Booze’s Holiday & Drink List

Mr. Booze’s Holiday & Drink List

I am stunned beyond belief that ole Kris Kringle is, once again, getting set to make his ’round the world flight.   Christmas and the holidays are fast approaching, and we here at Mr. Booze once again have you covered.  We’ve gone back to the 70’s for a few of this year’s picks,  so maybe […]

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Maui Christmas

Hawaiian singer  Don Ho would have knocked these back while munchin’ a fist-full of macadamia nuts waiting for Lee Majors, Cheryl Teigs & Dom Deluise to join him for Christmas brunch on the big island.  This is a 70’s Christmas cocktail if ever the re was one. Tall, kitschy Christmas glass absolutely required. Here we […]

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Bing Crosby, The Crosby Christmas Collection

Opened one Christmas present a little early this year and boy, am I glad I did. It’s too late to get this in our regular Holiday Music Guide, but I figured this one was special enough for me not to wait ‘til next year. Bing Crosby, The Crosby Christmas Collection was just released by Collector’s […]

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Gin Bramble

Named after the bush its finish comes from, this festive cocktail is one of those special drinks that just goes with that little black dress and that sport-jacket and tie.  She’s a cocktail party drink and one that won’t keep you behind the bar much longer than it’ll take Nat Cole to sing The Christmas […]

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Christmas Martini

Figured I’d kick-off with this one. It’s an easy drink to mix and you can make up a batch ahead of time if you’re having guests over. This was the first purely Christmastime cocktail I ever tried, and I still love it during the holidays. The peppermint flavor makes it a strictly seasonal drink but […]

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Mr. Booze’s 2014 Holiday Bar Gift Picks!

Man, did 2014 ever fly by! Here we are again offering up ten solid suggestions as gifts for your favorite elbow-bender come the holidays. As in past years, I’m trying to stay and stray just a bit left off the beaten path. I’m presenting to you a list of the more whimsical, yet still practical […]

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Autumn Cocktail Extravaganza!

Enough already! It’s finally fall. The bourbons, scotch, ryes & brandies can finally be broken out & the white & light rums, vodkas & gins tucked away ’til spring. I’ve decided with this piece, to lump together ALL of our Autumn cocktails from this & years past, in one place. Cider House Cocktail  2 oz […]

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