Dylan is a Los Angeles-based writer who specializes in spirits, cocktails, and coffee. He has hands-on experience in nearly every aspect of the service and hospitality industry. His professional experience, passion for learning, and commitment to learning led him to pursue journalism focused on drinks and distillation.
He has over a decade of experience in the specialty coffee industry ranging from opening cafes to distribution. Extensive practice in nosing and cupping coffees.
He has traveled extensively visiting distilleries throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, and the Caribbean, where he has learned from master distillers and producers in every major category of spirit.
Dylan is also a long-time hospitality professional who has hands-on experience tending bar, opening cafes, and working in specialty coffee. He has done extensive product testing of coffee gear and barware for Serious Eats and Business Insider.
He has a deep knowledge and appreciation for spirits, cocktails, and other libations which has led to many published guides of spirits and cocktails. He has also written spirits and travel-focused features for Vine Pair and InsideHook.
Dylan has a BA in Anthropology from Indiana University
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