Lance Mayhew

Lance J. Mayhew is a professional mixologist, drinks writer, and author. He's considered an authority on spirits, appearing in numerous publications and on broadcast media.


  • Freelance writer
  • Certified Specialist of Spirits
  • Award-winning mixologist at some of the most notable restaurants in Portland, Oregon
  • On-air personality for two radio stations discussing spirits



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