Distiller Magazine: 10 of the World’s Best Bars on Pandemic Survival & Reinvention

In the Winter 2020-2021 print issue of Distiller Magazine:

  • My article on 10 of the world’s best bars and how they are surviving and recreating in pandemic below and online
  • Fruit & Fire: A Napa winemaker & Kentucky distiller pioneer with smoke tainted grapes in smoked brandies here
  • My interview with Grand Rapids’ Long Road Distillers‘ Kyle VanStrein and Jon O’Connor here
  • My interview with bar manager James Downs of Kiesling in Detroit here

—California Gold, San Rafael, California
—Balderdash, Copenhagen, Denmark
—Circus, Catania, Sicily (Italy)
—Thunderbolt, Los Angeles, California
—The Old Man, Singapore
—The Bamboo Bar at the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand
—Williams & Graham/Occidental/American Bonded, Denver, Colorado
—Rosalie’s Menagerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands/Holland
—Bar Raval, Toronto, Canada
—Como Taperia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

My Distiller Magazine features since 2013 (top 10 bars, local distiller and bar manager interviews in each city or region):