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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

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

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) Party Recap at the British Consular’s Residence

  I recently attended the Scotch Malt Whisky Society¬†35th Anniversary and Los Angeles launch at the British Consular’s residence. For today’s The Minty’s Scotch Week post, I’d like to recap the whiskys and… Continue reading

The Minty’s Blog Anniversary and Repeal Day Party on December 5

    The Minty blog turned 9 this year. Nine! To celebrate, I’m throwing a party on Wednesday, December 5 at Peking Tavern. December 5 also happens to be Repeal Day so it’s… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: The Dalmore Whisky and its Relationship with Sherry

  The Minty’s Scotch Week swings around to The Dalmore. I recently attended at tasting of The Dalmore at Redbird. The tasting was led by Single Malt Specialist for Whyte and Mackay, Craig… Continue reading

The Minty’s Scotch Week: Checking Out Aberlour with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I’m kicking off a week of Scotch! The Minty’s first Scotch Week starts with Aberlour. I recently attended the Southern California Whiskey Club’s special tasting with Aberlour presented by at the Ever… Continue reading

DTLA: Cognac Crawl at Redbird, Bar Clacson, The Varnish, Otium and Broken Shaker Recap

  In late September, I saw something interesting called the Cognac Classic Crawl. I like bar crawls and I like brandy. However, I was heading out to Hong Kong so I forgot about… Continue reading