Tag Archive: brandy

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Ciroc Brandy

  Ciroc launched their first brandy about a year ago. I attended a tasting at Delilah in West Hollywood recently. You may be of course familiar with Ciroc as they’re a well-known vodka… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Copper and Kings American Brandy Company

For today’s Spirits Week post, I wanted to focus on brandy, particularly American brandy.¬†Copper & Kings has been making a name for themselves in the American brandy world. Copper & Kings has a… 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

Bottle Share Nights: Experimentation and Exploration

  Over the holidays I went to a party that explicitly banned us bringing alcohol. We were to drink the hosts’ stash and that was it. So rather bringing sand to a beach,… 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

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

Armenia Adventures: Making Brandy with Ararat

  In late September, I traveled to Armenia. I was immersed in a rich history and culture for about a week. We flew from Los Angeles to Yerevan, Armenia. We had a stop… Continue reading

New Summer Drinks at Roger Room

  Welcome to summer! Roger Room launched a new summer drinks menu earlier this summer. And the most quaffable tipple has to be the Almost True. It’s a long drink on crushed ice.… Continue reading