Quarantine cocktails made with the Shots Box

The Shots Box, the monthly subscription box for craft spirit lovers, recently launched their Customizable Sample Box and Cocktail of the Month Box just in time for the pandemic lockdown. With most of the US population now drinking at home and saving money while doing so, spice up your weeknight, date night, or any night with these fun spirits boxes that come right to your … Continue reading Quarantine cocktails made with the Shots Box

A Teeling Tasting at The Tasting Kitchen

It was the Irish who put the “e” in whiskey. And you can really taste the difference. Irish whiskey is distinct from other whiskies around the world, offering a flavorful profile all its own. But while the rest of the industry has relocated to nearby Cork, Teeling is proudly distilling in Ireland’s traditional home of whiskey-making. Earlier this year, the company opened the first new … Continue reading A Teeling Tasting at The Tasting Kitchen

4 new ways to up your adult beverage game

Impress your friends, try a new theme for a dinner party, or build your meal or party around an alcohol of choice. Here are 4 new ways to up your adult beverage game. Martini & Rossi Frosé Pouches LaLaScoop’s new favorite drink for the backyard or beach – the Frosé pouch! So easy, no need to worry about mixing ingredients or planning far in advance, … Continue reading 4 new ways to up your adult beverage game

Sounds of Whisky in the Jar

Are you ready to rock your brain? Digest these next words slowly: sonically enhanced whisky. You don’t even know what it means yet, but you know you’re dying to try it.  So, let’s back up a sec and lay the groundwork. This story begins with a guy named Dave Pickerell. People who circulate in the booze world remember the master distiller as a pioneer, a … Continue reading Sounds of Whisky in the Jar

Iconic rock band BUSH led by Gavin Rossdale kicked off Grand Opening Weekend with performance at The Barbershop Cuts and Cocktails in Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Resort + Casino added a new edition to this swanky youthful hotel – The Barbershop! Officially known as The Barbershop Cuts & Cocktails, this new modern barbershop allows gentleman to kick back in a barber’s chair for a classic cut, beard trim, or straight razor shave, all under the helm of barber Jose Sosa and his nationally renowned grooming team. Guests can … Continue reading Iconic rock band BUSH led by Gavin Rossdale kicked off Grand Opening Weekend with performance at The Barbershop Cuts and Cocktails in Las Vegas

Drinking Whisky at the Airport

The idea of holding a whisky tasting event at an airport initially struck me as off-key, but given that it was being held during a government shutdown in which TSA agents were walking off the job and air traffic controllers were moonlighting as Uber drivers, it struck me as par for the course; that and the fact the airport is no longer operational. Last week, … Continue reading Drinking Whisky at the Airport

The Holiday Season is Here Again

It’s time again for that most American of holidays. I’m speaking, of course, of Repeal Day. Yes, it’s that glorious day in which booze swillers rejoice by raising a glass of hooch and toasting to the freedom to get toasted. December 5 marked the 85th anniversary of the repeal of the 21st Amendment to the Constitution and to celebrate the occasion (and those other holidays, … Continue reading The Holiday Season is Here Again

St. Patty’s Day – “The Hollywood Crawl of Fame”

It has been some time since I have heard of a real St. Patty’s Day Crawl in LA, but with our city comes not only quality whiskey, but Hollywood Historic venues to imbibe. On March 17, 2018 MiniBar Hollywood will be leading the second “Hollywood Crawl of Fame”, a St. Patrick’s Day Parade through Hollywood. Attendees will celebrate the special holiday by enjoying premium signature cocktails … Continue reading St. Patty’s Day – “The Hollywood Crawl of Fame”

Tom Bergin’s is All the Irish You Need to Know

St. Paddy’s Day is here again. For anyone who needs a holiday as an excuse to drink, this is the day you’ve had marked on your calendar. For the rest of us, it’s Tuesday. But whether you’re a green amateur or a shriveled-liver pro, this is a day that demands homage to the Irish regardless of one’s heritage. After all, this is a celebration of … Continue reading Tom Bergin’s is All the Irish You Need to Know

Chivas Regal Extra Comes to the US with Master Whisky Blender Colin Scott

Whiskey or whisky (as it is spelled by the Great Scots) has never been my drink of choice, but world renowned Scottish master blender Colin Scott, opened up a whole new world to me with his historical tales of Chivas Regal and the art of blending. The newest member of the Chivas Regal whisky family was celebrated at Sadie restaurant in Hollywood. This luxurious blend … Continue reading Chivas Regal Extra Comes to the US with Master Whisky Blender Colin Scott