Category Archive: cocktalian

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Copper and Kings American Brandy Company

For today’s Spirits Week post, I wanted to focus on brandy, particularly American brandy.¬†Copper & Kings has been making a name for themselves in the American brandy world. Copper & Kings has a… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Spring 44 Distilling from Colorado

  At this year’s BevCon in Los Angeles, I tasted the line from Spring 44 Distilling from Colorado. I wanted to include a craft distiller for this week’s Spirits Week because I want… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Worthy Park Jamaican Rum

  Let’s go traveling with The Minty’s Spirits Weeks! I hear it’s really nice in Jamaica! Plus … they have rum. I’ve become interested in rum lately and in particular, Jamaican rum. I’ve… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Japanese Gin

For today’s Spirits Week post, I’m swinging around to Japanese gin.¬†It’s been interesting watching Japanese gin gain popularity the last year and half here in the US. Japanese gin makers hope there’ll be… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Pisco Viejo Tonel

  It’s another Spirits Week here on The Minty! Cheers to a year of focusing on various spirits producer this year. It’s been interesting focusing a bit more on producers rather than just… Continue reading

DTLA: Brunch at Rappahannock Oyster Bar

  I recently checked out brunch at Rappahannock Oyster Bar. It was also part of a pickling party where we made our own pickles. I hope Rapp bar does that again because that… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Drinks at Conservatory and its Speakeasy, Society Room

  I found myself in West Hollywood one night and remembered I wanted to check out the drinks at Conservatory. While I was there, I became aware of a speakeasy in the back… Continue reading

Lincoln Heights: Craft Beer and Meatball Sub at The Heights

  I was back in the old neighborhood and stopped into The Heights for a bite and a beer before a show. My friend asked me if things have changed much in Lincoln… Continue reading

Koreatown: Han Mi Jung’s Black Goat Stew and Doenjang Jjigae

  As the temperatures drop in the evening, my belly starts clamoring for soup, stew and more soup. One of my favorites is Korean black goat stew. When I was looking up spots… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Raasay Distillery with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I started The Minty’s Scotch Week with Aberlour with the Southern California Whiskey Club and now I’m going to end the week with a recent SCWC tasting with the new Raasay Distillery.… Continue reading