Gary Regan is the author of THE BARTENDER'S BIBLE THE BOOK OF BOURBON AND OTHER FINE AMERICAN WHISKEYS, NEW CLASSIC COCKTAILS THE MARTINI COMPANION and THE BOURBON COMPANION. He has written articles on mixing and drinking for FOOD & WINE, PLAYBOY, THE WINE ENTHUSIAST. SPIRITS AND COCKTAILS MAGAZINE, EATING WELL MAGAZINE, and BARTENDER MAGAZINE. He lives with his wife in Comwall-on-Hudson, New York. His e-letter, ARDENT SPIRITS, has close to 1500 subscribers.