About the author

Nathan Gerdes

Nathan is a Certified Spirits Specialist, Sommelier, USBG Spirits Professional, and has taught as an Adjunct Professor on Distilled Spirits and Mixology. Throughout his tenure bartending he has also served as the President of the Oregon chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild and has won several national level cocktail competitions - one of which led to him being featured on the cover of GQ Magazine as the "Most Imaginative Bartender in America"