About F. Paul Pacult
F. PAUL PACULT is the founding editor and publisher of F. Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal The Quarterly Independent Guide to Distilled Spirits, Beers, and Wines newsletter now in its 19th year of publication. He is the author of the critically acclaimed books Kindred Spirits 2: 2,400 Reviews of Whiskey, Brandy, Vodka, Tequila, Rum, Gin, and Liqueurs from F. Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal 2000-2007 (Spirit Journal, Inc., 2008); A Double Scotch: How Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet Became Global Icons (John Wiley & Sons, 2005); American Still Life: The Jim Beam Story and the Making of the World's # 1 Bourbon (John Wiley & Sons, 2003); as well as author of Kindred Spirits (Hyperion, 1997); and The Beer Essentials (Hyperion, 1997). As well as being one of the most sought after consultants to the beverage alcohol industry, Paul is also the wine and spirits columnist for Sky the Delta Air Lines magazine; a contributing editor and the spirits tasting director for Wine Enthusiast Magazine; a contributing editor for Beverage Dynamic; the judging director at the annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition; and a founding member of Beverage Alcohol Resource an educational company for the liquor industry; BAR is the proud recipient of the 2007 Cheers magazine's "Innovator of the Year" award. He is also honored to be the only journalist worldwide to be a life member of The Keepers of the Quaich Scotch Whisky Society, The Bourbon Hall of Fame, as well as a member of the Armagnac Company of Musketeers.