Category Archive: events

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

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

Introducing Paul John Indian Whisky

  When I heard about the Paul John Whisky tasting at The Daily Pint in Santa Monica, I made sure I cleared my plans to attend. I was very interested in tasting the… Continue reading

Checking Out Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka

  Today I’m going to feature both gin and vodka for Spirit Week at The Minty. Last September, I attended a tasting for Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka at Baldoria. I was curious… Continue reading

Tasting Spanish Brandy and Pisco; Torres 15 and El Gobernador

  Spirits Week continues at The Minty with Torres 15 Spanish Brandy and El Gobernador Pisco. I recently tasted these twoat a launch party at Spare Room. Austin bartender Justin Lavenue was in… Continue reading

Hangar 1 Launches Their Rose Vodka

  I’m kicking off Spirits Week at The Minty with Hangar 1’s new Rose Vodka which I recently tasted at Skybar at the Mondrian hotel. Every day this week, I’m featuring new spirits… 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