Category Archive: calendar

Art Beyond the Glass 2018 Returns to Los Globos in Silver Lake on Sunday, June 24

  Art Beyond the Glass returns to Los Globos in Silver Lake this year. This is the seventh year and I’ve attended almost all of them (I missed year two since I went… Continue reading

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: 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

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┬áin 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

The Minty’s Tequila Tuesday Spotlight: Siete Leguas

  About ten years ago, a bartender told me his favorite tequila was Siete Leguas. I’ve kept an eye out for this tequila ever since. Recently there was an event featuring Siete Leguas… Continue reading

Chinatown: Q – A Southern Style BBQ at Grand Star Jazz Club

  We are at the beginning of what I see to be a fabulous journey for Q – A Southern Style BBQ currently at Grand Star Jazz Club. It is a popup serving… Continue reading

The WhiskyX is Coming to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar on April 20

  A new whisky festival is coming to Los Angeles on April 20! With over 60 whiskies to taste, food and live music, the WhiskyX will be a fun one to check out… Continue reading

Bar Institute Econo On Tour, LA Recap

I checked out Bar Institute‘s Econo popup as it rolled through Los Angeles recently. LA was its fifth stop. This Econo popup also provided a preview to the returning Portland Cocktail Week, one… Continue reading