Tag Archive: whisky

Cheer On the May Mix Off Finalists on Wednesday, May 27 at the JW Marriott, LA Live

  Finals for the William Grant and Son’s May Mix-Off is this coming Wednesday, May 27. The finals begin at 7 p.m. at the Mixing Room, the bar inside the JW Marriott at LA… Continue reading

Chinatown: New Menu Launching at General Lee’s Soon

General Lee’s under the leadership of new bar manager, Chris Day, will be launching a new cocktail menu in the next few weeks. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek of Thunder which… Continue reading

Falling in Love with Islay: Bruichladdich Whisky

Bruichladdich Whisky‘s Master Distiller Jim McEwan has announced his retirement in July. He’s been in the Scotch whisky business for 52 years and has been at Bruichladdich the last 15 years. When Jim… Continue reading

Hollywood: Cocktails Found at Lost Property Bar

  Lost Property Bar in Hollywood opened just three months ago and has already racked up an air of mystery. Currently open only 3 nights a week, Thursday-Saturday, the best night to check… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Drinks at Now Boarding

  The latest cocktail lounge in West Hollywood, Now Boarding, just opened a mere 5 weeks ago or so. Patterned after a retro airport lounge, Now Boarding features details like peanuts for snacks,… Continue reading

Whisky Live Returns to LA Friday, November 7

  Whisky Live returns to Los Angeles Friday, November 7 at the Hyatt Regency Century City. Tickets are on sale now.   Admission includes a tasting glass, leather-bound notebook for tasting notes, full… Continue reading

Hollywood: Vintage Booze at The Pikey

  The Pikey has launched a vintage whiskey list featuring bottles from the 1940s and on. I was invited to a special tasting that also featured the Pikey’s great food. The list has plenty of older… Continue reading

PDX: Checking Out The Multnomah Whiskey Library

When I heard Multnomah Whiskey Library had 1500 bottles of spirits, I knew that was the must-see bar I had to squeeze in during my busy Portland Cocktail Week schedule. We arrived at… Continue reading