Michael J. Neff

Michael Neff is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Los Angeles, California
Education: University of Washington
Expertise: Bar Industry, Cocktails
  • Michael Neff has been writing and tending bar since 1995.
  • He founded and was the beverage director at The Cottonmouth Club in Houston, Texas.
  • Neff's writing and cocktail recipes have appeared in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Penthouse. His podcast, The Cottonmouth Club Presents, is a series of bar professional masterclasses and in-depth info about spirits and cocktails.


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