Gary Regan

The late Gary "Gaz" Regan was a bartender and award-winning writer at the front lines of the modern cocktail movement. He served on the Advisory Board, acted as a mentor and advisor to many young bartenders and inspired countless drinkers with his books, “The Joy of Mixology” and “The Bartender’s Bible.” He won three Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards for his writing and contributions to the industry.


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