Category Archive: booze

Exploring Gin Liqueurs with Pomp & Whimsy

  To end another Spirits Week at The Minty, I want to talk about gin liqueurs which I learned about at a talk sponsored by Pomp & Whimsy gin liqueur, the Museum of… Continue reading

Deconstructing El Silencio Mezcal

  Spirits Week continues with El Silencio Mezcal. I recently attended an Agave Society tasting at Las Perlas bar. Currently there are two expressions of El Silencio on the market. These are the… Continue reading

Whiskey Wednesday: Checking Out Uncle Nearest Whiskey

  Spirits Week at The Minty continues with my first Whiskey Wednesday post! New Tennessee whiskey Uncle Nearest has launched in Los Angeles. I recently attended a launch party at the SLS Hotel… Continue reading

The Minty’s Tequila Tuesday Spotlight: Pasote

  Today’s a double whammy day! It’s Spirits Week on The Minty and Tequila Tuesday! I checked out a Pasote tequila tasting at Petty Cash last year. The tasting was held at Petty Cash… Continue reading

In Rum VS Whiskey: Foursquare and The Real McCoy Rums are Winners

After my last Spirits Week on The Minty, I had many requests to talk about rum. So for the first post of the latest Spirits Week, I bring you RUM. Recently 213 Hospitality… Continue reading

DTLA: Veranda Bar at Hotel Figueroa is Now Open

  The Veranda Bar is now open at Hotel Figueroa. Some of the menu items were similar to the hotel restaurant, Breva, but just a little bit more casual. It’ll be a great… Continue reading

The Minty’s Tequila Tuesday Spotlight: Cazadores

  Cazadores is today’s featured Tequila Tuesday. I went to a Day of the Dead party last year that also honored celebrated graffiti artist Mister Cartoon. He designed a special label for them.… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: 50% Off Top Shelf at Wolf & Crane

  It’s Japanese Food Week on The Minty but first let’s head to the bar. I haven’t been to Japan but have always wanted to check out the bar scene there. Until I… Continue reading

DTLA: Bar Crawl on a Friday Night

One of the great things about holidays and big events like Coachella is how it’s so much easier to live in Los Angeles during these times. There’s less traffic and a greater chance… Continue reading

Beam Suntory American Whiskey Tasting with Southern California Whiskey Club on Monday, May 14 at Old Man Bar, Hatchet Hall in Culver City

  Join Southern California Whiskey Club on Monday, May 14 in the Old Man Bar at Hatchet Hall for a tasting with Beam Suntory. Enjoy for different expressions including Booker’s Rye, Little Book, Knob… Continue reading