Beth McKibben

Location: Atlanta

Beth McKibben is a writer and editor specializing in drinks, bars and spirits history. She began contributing to in 2017.


McKibben is the Atlanta editor for and the Bar Scene columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She also writes for Atlanta magazine, Paste and Southern Kitchen.


McKibben earned a bachelor's degree from Roanoke College.

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