Tag Archive: whiskey

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

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Maker’s Mark Private Select Bourbon Whiskey

Maker’s Mark had a special series of cask strength bourbon as part of their Private Select program. It’s similar to the idea of Maker’s 46 but customized with five proprietary staves that create… Continue reading

WhiskyX Returns to Santa Monica’s Barker Hanger on Friday, January 25

  The WhiskyX returns to Santa Monica on Friday, January 25. There will be live music, food trucks and of course lots of whisk(e)y! It all takes place at the Barker Hanger in… Continue reading

Mid-City: Fish & Chips at Village Idiot and Blind Whisky Tasting with Southern California Whiskey Club and Scotch Malt Whisky Society

  The Village Idiot is the original gastropub in Los Angeles. I’m glad to see it has survived through the years and recently I went in to check out a blind tasting of… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Simone and Exploring the Single Malts From Bacardi

  I have now been to Simone a few times. Most recently I attended a Women Who Whiskey event at the Duello Bar, the bar inside Simone. The presentation from Bacardi’s Global Single… 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

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