Tag Archive: gin

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

Monthly Cocktail Boxes from the American Cocktail Club

  Recently I received a cocktail box from Tanaya’s Table and the American Cocktail Club. American Cocktail Club works with mixologists and others to create monthly boxes. Each box makes several drinks.  … Continue reading

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: Japanese Gin

For today’s Spirits Week post, I’m swinging around to Japanese gin.┬áIt’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

Hong Kong: Bar Crawl to Dr. Fern’s, COA, Honi Honi Tiki Bar and Bar De Luxe

  After I popped into PDT, I made my way downstairs to Dr. Fern’s, a gin bar at the Landmark hotel. I had spotted it earlier in the day when I left the… Continue reading

All About Aquavit

  When I first conceived the idea to write about aquavit (also known as akvavit), I knew about two; the American made Krogstad from House Spirits in Portland, Oregon and “that Euro stuff.”… Continue reading

Madison: Discovering Gin at State Line Distillery

  State Line Distillery recently opened in Madison. The distillery currently has vodka, gin and a coffee liqueur on the market with apple brandy and whiskey coming in 2020. We also got to… 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

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

Portobello Road Gin Launches in California

Portobello Road Gin just launched in California. It officially launched in the US (New York) in 2015 but has now made its way to the West Coast and specifically you can find it… Continue reading