Author Archives: Jeff

Rosy Dawn Cocktail

The longer the yarn that accompanies a Charles H. Baker, Jr., cocktail, the nearer and dearer it was to his […]

Wampanoag Cocktail

As relief from the recent spate of dicey Baker drinks, I thought I’d post this Thanksgiving-themed cocktail that I came […]

New weblog awesomeness

Wow, so many exciting changes on this weblog! Here’s a list of all the recent improvements:

East India Cocktail

As you may have noticed by now, I’m more than happy to fiddle with Baker’s drinks in the name of […]

Zamboanga “Zeinie” Cocktail

Zamboanga was a province of the Philippines back when Charles H. Baker, Jr., wrote his magnum opus. Baker’s description of […]

Grande Bretagne Cocktail Nos. I and II

Charles H. Baker, Jr., describes the Grande Bretagne Cocktail No. I as “One of the Five or Six Chief Cocktails […]

Broken Spur

Many of Charles H. Baker, Jr.’s cocktail formulas are of interest not so much because of the cocktails themselves, but […]

Cap Haitien Rum & Honey

From Wikipedia: “Cap-Haïtien (Okap or Kapayisyen in Kréyòl) is a city of about 190,000 people on the north coast of Haiti.” After the […]

Colombo “Flying Fish”

Baker reports that this drink “Was Taken into the Fold on a Memorable Night in Ceylon.” By “memorable,” does he […]

Porto Flip

Returning to the picker-uppers, Baker brings us a variation on a very old flip formula. The port flip has been […]