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RumXP: Chris Carlsson

Chris Carlsson is a Journalist, Photographer, Certified Cognac Educator, Professional Spirits Judge and Consultant, Writer, Mixologist, Adventurer and Social Activist.

His Spirits Review publication is a respected source for intelligent and insightful reviews of notable spirits, covering distilled spirits, bitters, beer, wine, mixers, garnishes, and more, evaluating on both on overall quality and also a price-to-value ratio.

is an educational source for professionals and serious consumers.

Sister sites Barwarereviews.com and Booze Books.com review bar ware and equipment of all types, both for home and commercial use -- as well as books on spirits, cocktails and alcohol related subjects respectively.

Chris travels widely to photograph and write about distilleries, breweries, bars, along with cocktail and spirit events, to show people where a product is made, who makes it, and how to best consume them; to understand where spirits comes from and the context of their place of origin.


Rochester, NY

Spirits Review
Booze Books
Bareware Reviews