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Whiskey and Barrel Nite Comes to DTLA This Thursday, October 21

Whiskey and Barrel Nite returns to Downtown Los Angeles this Thursday, October 21. The event will be held again at the Majestic. Taste 125+ whiskies from around the world including. General admission ticket… Continue reading

LA Tequila Fest at Los Angeles State Historic Park Saturday, September 25

The LA Tequila Fest returns Saturday, September 25 to LA State Historic Park in Chinatown. Over 50 tequila and mezcals will be featured! This is a fundraiser organized by the Andres and Maria… Continue reading

Los Angeles Magazine Whiskey Festival at the Bloc August 20

I’m looking forward to attending the Los Angeles Magazine Whiskey Festival Friday, August 20 at The Bloc in downtown Los Angeles. The 7-9 p.m. event is outdoors and will feature over 20 brands.… Continue reading

Southern California Whiskey Club Fundraiser for Covid-19 Relief with Paul John Distillery

I’m happy to announce Southern California Whiskey Club is partnering with Paul John whisky next Wednesday, July 7 at Lost Property bar for a Covid-19 relief fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit World Central Kitchen,… Continue reading

Bar Minty: Spirit Guide Society Virtual Tastings with Seven Grand and Bar Jackalope

Last year I posted about checking out whiskey tastings at home. These virtual events quickly became the social activity around my house. I looked forward to getting together online with my whiskey buds… Continue reading

Deconstructing The Boulevardier on Wednesday, October 28

  Do you white knuckle drink instructions and panic when you’re missing an ingredient? Learn how to think outside the (recipe) box with this virtual cocktail deconstruction class. I have partnered with Women… Continue reading

DTLA: DineLA at Manuela Recap

I recently checked out Manuela in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles for dineLA. Reservations are recommended. Once you’re there, they do take your temperature. We were seated just outside of their… Continue reading

North Hollywood: Curated Gift Boxes at The Other Door Bar

  Before the pandemic, I was supposed to go to The Other Door to check them out. Unfortunately of course, they had to quickly pivot their business. While they’re considering opening for outdoor… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Checking out Virtual Whiskey Tastings

  I’ve been working from home since mid-March. That means my once “too busy” life came to a halt. I no longer was out every night at a new bar or checking out… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Margaritas for Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is coming up. Usually I’m conflicted about celebrating the day because I tend to have Kentucky Derby plans the same weekend. But since we’re all safer at home, I will… Continue reading