- Nick is a self-taught classic cocktail expert who particularly loves whiskey, bitters, and amari.
- His blog, The Straight Up, was a finalist in 2014 for best cocktail blog in Saveur's Best Food Blog Awards.
- He contributes cocktail history and recipes to publications like Serious Eats, and his recipes have been featured by a number of magazines, blogs, and distillers.
Fueled by a passion for classic cocktails, Nick Caruana is the self-taught mixer and drinker behind The Straight Up, a popular drinks blog. His interest in the drinks world began with a love for whiskey, which led to a love for Manhattans and classic cocktails in general.
He contributes both cocktail history and recipes to Serious Eats and others, and was a finalist in Saveur's 2014 Best Food Blog Awards for best cocktail blog.
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