Tag Archive: bourbon

Highland Park: Checking Out Cocktails and Food at Hippo

  I made it to Hippo last month during the holidays. It’s been on my radar for a while and I was glad I was finally able to check it out before heading… Continue reading

The Minty’s Whiskey Week: Smooth Ambler and Old Scout

    Sadly, this The Minty’s Whiskey Week is now drawing to a close. But never fear, there will be other Spirits Weeks on the Minty and perhaps another week dedicated to my… Continue reading

The Minty’s Whiskey Week: Buffalo Trace, Elmer T. Lee, EH Taylor Four Grain, Blanton’s, Stagg Jr.

  It’s going to be Whiskey Week on The Minty next week. Here’s a sneak peek into my whiskey-flavored life! I was excited to check out the Buffalo Trace tasting with the Southern… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: What’s the Deal with the Private Events

  In my introduction to bottle share nights, I mentioned the massive bottle share events… these are private events that are more than just a bunch of friends sharing their favorite bottles outside… 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 Mixes: Rainbow Sherbet Punch

  A couple of weeks ago, I made a punch for a kids’ party. I channeled my childhood and decided on rainbow sherbet punch. This was a fixture at every party and I… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Drinks at Meat on Ocean

  After dinner at Red O in Santa Monica, we stopped into Meat on Ocean for a nightcap. They are owned by the same group that has the Watergrill so the furnishings are… Continue reading

2017 Whisky Live Returns to Los Angeles October 3

  Whisky Live is back in Los Angeles! Check out over 150 whiskies from around the world on Wednesday, October 3. The tasting will be held at the L.A. Hotel in Downtown Los… Continue reading

DTLA: Drinks and Sushi at Katsuya

  After checking out a game at Staples Center, we stopped into Katsuya at LA Live for a snack and a couple of drinks. I hadn’t been to a Katsuya before knowing it’s… Continue reading

Will American Pharaoh Take the Triple Crown at Belmont Stakes + Recap of Kentucky Derby at Melrose Umbrella Company

  This year I enjoyed the Kentucky Derby viewing festivities at Melrose Umbrella Company. Woodford Reserve whiskey was the sponsor and they even brought in the official Churchill Downs glasses. First things first-… Continue reading