Reid Mitenbuler

Reid Mitenbuler is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: Los Angeles, California
Education: Georgetown University, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Reid is the author of The Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America’s Whiskey (2015), a book that traces the history of America’s most iconic spirit and explores the myths and misconceptions surrounding it.  
  • He's written about whiskey and drinking culture for The Atlantic, Slate, Saveur, Serious Eats, and Whisky Advocate, among others.  
  • Reid’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Salon, Entrepreneur Magazine, Epicurious, and San Francisco Chronicle.   


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