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An Evening with Nikka Japanese Whisky in Downtown Los Angeles in Partnership with BourbonBlog

Disembarking the Metro 16 bus at 6th and Broadway, I confusedly walked up and down broadway trying to orient myself, and thrice had to turn around because I was going the wrong direction (or so I thought).  I finally found my destination after about 10 minutes of trying to figureRead More…

An Evening With Plymouth Gin: A Martini Master Class

Arriving at just about half past six for a 7:00pm Gin tasting and Martini Master Class, I eagerly stepped off the Metro bus in the heart of the Beverly Hills Shopping District and promptly made my way to the beautiful Montage Hotel to begin the first phase in this JuniperyRead More…

Clase Azul 20th Anniversary Reposado

It’s not common that I get to taste a product before it hits retail shelves, but every once in a blue moon I get lucky.  The first time was Glenfiddich’s Project XX, the second release in their experimental series.  This time I had the pleasure of trying Clase Azul’s 20thRead More…

Vestry Comes To Los Angeles! (In Partnership With BourbonBlog)

It’s not every day that the attic of one of LA’s oldest public houses gets converted into a members only bar, but that’s exactly what has happened at Tom Bergin’s! What once was storage and attic is now “The Vestry” LA’s newest members only bar.

Glenmorangie at Wood&Vine (in partnership with BourbonBlog.com)

Arriving at 7:00 for a 7:30 tasting and education with Glenmorangie and Travis Tidwell, I stepped out of my Uber to walk into the restaurant Wood & Vine. This was my first time visiting but I’d heard of it before, as it was conveniently located just down the street fromRead More…

Academia Patrón – A Patrón Masterclass and Tasting

After a very long day of learning about Tequila, its origins, the process in how it’s made and more from the Consejo Regulador del Tequila, we were led in a Patrón tasting by David Alan, their industry education specialist. Aside from a brief taste of Casa Noble to make sure IRead More…

Why Whisk(e)y Pt. 2

I eagerly arrived in an Uber at about 1:30 for a 2:00pm tasting at what has quickly become my favorite Hollywood bar, nay favorite bar PERIOD, Lost Property located in Hollywood, on Hollywood and Vine, but unless you knew what you are looking for good luck finding it from theRead More…

An Evening With WhistlePig at The Museum of The American Cocktail

It’s not every day that one gets to attend a tasting for WhistlePig Rye Whiskey, one of the most well known rye whiskies in the country. For me, doing so so early in my drinking “career” I was very excited for this! But being that it was early on forRead More…

The Macallan at Alley Lounge

Arriving at 6:45 for a 7:00 Macallan tasting my Uber dropped me off just out front, or out back depending on how you look at it, of Alley Lounge which as it’s name suggests is behind FIN in Culver City and you literally enter through the alley off Grandview. It’sRead More…

Glenfiddich Experimental Series Edition 002: Project XX (20)

It’s not every day that I get to taste a scotch that isn’t even on shelves in Southern California yet, but that’s exactly what happened when I went to this little “secret soiree”. I had been looking forward to this night with immense anticipation for several days; I mean theRead More…