Cocktail Enthusiast is an exploration of cocktails and spirits, mixology and drinking culture, and provides discerning readers with cocktail recipes, liquor reviews and drinking news.

Cocktail Enthusiast is maintained by a small group of journalists and drinks-industry professionals. The site was created in 2009 by Kevin Gray, a writer and cocktail enthusiast (hence the name) whose study and appreciation of cocktails needed a healthier outlet for expression. Kevin has judged numerous cocktail competitions, is a member of the United States Bartenders’ Guild and is BarSmarts Certified.

In addition to chronicling their boozy interest on Cocktail Enthusiast, our writers’ work has appeared in publications including AOL, CBS Radio,, Gear Patrol,, The Huffington Post, UrbanDaddy, and Where Magazine.

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