Tag Archive: whiskey

Bar Minty: Drinks with Jumping Goat Coffee Liqueur

I recently received a bottle of Jumping Goat coffee liqueur and naturally the first thing I thought about was a coffee martini. Then I thought about whiskey and coffee. But actually, the first… Continue reading

Bar Minty: Spirit Guide Society Virtual Tastings with Seven Grand and Bar Jackalope

Last year I posted about checking out whiskey tastings at home. These virtual events quickly became the social activity around my house. I looked forward to getting together online with my whiskey buds… Continue reading

Bar Minty: Irish Coffee with Dublin Liberties Whiskey

This week we celebrated National Irish Coffee Day at home. Now to be quite honest, I had intended to go get coffee (hm, would cold brew work) as I don’t normally drink coffee… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Making Cocktails with Fresh Fruit

With the hot weather lately, I’ve wanted refreshing drinks. This often means fresh fruit drinks. I’ve experimented with strawberries inspired by a coffee negroni but sometimes I just muddle fruit into a spirit of… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Checking out Virtual Whiskey Tastings

  I’ve been working from home since mid-March. That means my once “too busy” life came to a halt. I no longer was out every night at a new bar or checking out… Continue reading

Minty at Home: The Negroni and its Variations

  Surprise, surprise! I’m not actually going to show you how to make a Negroni. Stanley Tucci has already done a fine job of it. No, actually he did. Despite a few nitpicks,… Continue reading

Minty at Home: Martini vs Manhattan

  A few weeks ago when I started making drinks at home, resurrecting my Minty Popup Bar, I made a pair of classics; the Martini and Manhattan. I recently did inventory and though… Continue reading

Save the Date: Whisky, Wine & Swine; Whisky Extravaganza, Wine Riot & Cochon 555 May 31-June 2

  The three day weekend of fun at City Market Social House in Downtown Los Angeles kicks off with Whisky Extravaganza on May 31 then Wine Riot takes over on Saturday, June 1… Continue reading

DTLA: New Drinks at Bar Franca

  Bar Franca has launched a new menu just in time for Spring! A vibrantly green drink, the First Flush would be my first pick of the night. With trendy matcha but also… Continue reading

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Penderyn Welsh Whisky with Southern California Whiskey Club

  I have to be honest, I attended the Southern California Whiskey Club event with Penderyn Welsh Whisky because the special guest was an actual Welsh corgi! A puppy and whisky, what could… Continue reading