|Occupation||Freelance Drinks Writer|
|Location||Philadelphia suburbs, United States|
|Introduction||All opinions expressed on this blog are strictly my own; they do not reflect those of the publications for which I work. I've been a full-time drinks writer since 1996. Currently I'm managing editor of Whisky Advocate magazine, and working on a new book, "Tasting Whiskey." I am the author of four regional brewery guidebooks. Next time you see me at a bar or event or distillery, say hi.|
|Interests||Beer, Whiskey, Cooking, Travel, History, Music|
|Favorite Movies||Big Trouble in Little China, Saving Private Ryan, A Fish Called Wanda, The Philadelphia Story, Blade Runner, Robocop, The Iron Giant|
|Favorite Music||The Who, Artie Shaw, Colin James, Lyle Lovett, Ian Hunter, J.S. Bach, Led Zep, Sub-Dudes, Chanticleer, Rimsky-Korsakov|
|Favorite Books||The Sand Pebbles, The Guns of August, The Mote in God's Eye, Dune, The Painted Bird, 1066: The Year of the Conquest, Sometimes a Great Notion, C.J. Cherryh's Mri Cycle, The Monkey Wrench Gang.|
Which do you prefer and why: whittling with soap or whistling with wood?
Whiskey with ice.