Tag Archive: whiskey

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

Whisky Extravaganza Returns to Los Angeles on November 16

  Tickets are now available for Whisky Extravaganza which returns to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Friday, November 16.     Master classes are available before the show opens. Last year I attended… 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

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: How To Build Your Collection

  My bottle share nights series ends with the last one I went to. It was interesting to go to one not conducted by a whiskey club member. This one was a private… Continue reading

Bottle Share Nights: Intimate & Personal

  I had a lot of fun at this bottle share thrown by a member of the South Bay Whisky Tribe. I’d like to call this bottle share, The Bookclub, as I tasted… 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

Bottle Share Nights: Introduction

  I’ve done a lot of things in my years writing about food and drinks but up until last summer, I wasn’t aware of this phenomenon known as “bottle shares.” I had heard… Continue reading