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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

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

Ludlows Cocktail Company’s Jelly Shots Now Available in Stores

  Remember that time when I went bar hopping with Ludlows Cocktail Company to sample their five excellent jelly shots flavors? Well, they’re finally available in stores! The five flavors are:¬†Planter’s Punch, Old… Continue reading

My Week with Acura’s ILX #weekwithILX

Last week, Acura gave me their ILX hybrid for a week to test-drive. I thought it was pretty fun to drive it around to some of my favorite spots and also on a… Continue reading

The Roosevelt Introduces the Library Bar Lobby Menu

The Roosevelt recently introduced a new option for cocktails and food at the hotel. Now you can order specialty drinks in the lobby from the Library Bar and food from Public Kitchen &… Continue reading

New Favorites at Public Kitchen & Bar at the Roosevelt

I recently stopped by Public Kitchen & Bar on my way to check out Ivy Mix guest bartending at Spare Room.   My friend and I shared the ricotta cheese-stuffed gnocchi to start.… Continue reading

Hot Bartenders in Hollywood Bar Crawl Recap

The Hot Bartenders Crawl rolled through Hollywood last week. Our first stop was Wood & Vine. We managed to snag a couple of seats at the bar and lay down a foundation of… Continue reading

Hollywood: Return to Public Kitchen & Bar

After Speed Rack, we headed over to Public Kitchen and Bar for a bite. Of course we had to get the oysters. I wish the December Oysters & Champagne event was going on… Continue reading

Speed Rack LA Recap

When I was in Portland for Portland Cocktail Week, I had a chance to see Speed Rack. The friendly competition looks for the fastest female bartender with money raised going to breast cancer… Continue reading

Hollywood: New Fall Happy Hour Special at Spare Room

  Spare Room recently named Naomi Schimek as the new Beverage Director. I was invited last week to celebrate her new gig and to check out the new Happy Hour special. Every Wednesday… Continue reading