About the author

Lance Mayhew

Lance Mayhew brings over 20 years experience in the world of cocktails and spirits to the table. Lance Mayhew is the former contributing writer for About.com on whisky and professional bartending and is an experienced journalist, contributing to publications such as Mutineer Magazine, Tasting Panel Magazine and Imbibe Magazine. He is the author of the cocktail books Whisky Made Me Do It (HarperCollins 2018) and Quarantine Made Me Do It (HarperCollins 2020). His original cocktails have been featured in publications including MIX Magazine and Imbibe Magazine and he's discussed bartending and mixology for publications including the The NY Times and The Oregonian newspapers. He is certified by the Society of Wine Educators as a Certified Specialist of Spirits and and is a Certified Specialist of Wine.