Tag Archive: spirits week

Learning about Haitian Rum: Clairin

For my last post for this week’s Spirits Week, I’m going to focus on clairin, which is Haitian rum in the simplest terms. This spirit of Haiti has not been previously exported to… 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

Checking Out Pisco Capurro at DTLA’s Barcito

  The Minty’s Spirits Week continues with exploring Peruvian pisco. If you read my Travel to Chile posts, you’ll know how important the grape spirit is to both Peru and Chile. And although… Continue reading

Enjoying Ready to Drink St. Agretsis Negroni

It’s Spirits Week on The Minty and today we dive into the world of ready to drink cocktails. I didn’t like many ready to drink cocktails until I tried a St. Agretsis Negroni… Continue reading

The Minty’s Amaro Handbook: Fernet

  I’m starting a new Spirits Week on The Minty with another post for my Amaro Handbook. Italians have been producing amaro, liqueurs that were originally intended as medicine, for centuries. As previously… Continue reading

Exploring Gin Liqueurs with Pomp & Whimsy

  To end another Spirits Week at The Minty, I want to talk about gin liqueurs which I learned about at a talk sponsored by Pomp & Whimsy gin liqueur, the Museum of… Continue reading

Deconstructing El Silencio Mezcal

  Spirits Week continues with El Silencio Mezcal. I recently attended an Agave Society tasting at Las Perlas bar. Currently there are two expressions of El Silencio on the market. These are the… Continue reading