The author was a computer programmer for over two decades while taking various bartender positions. The book started because there were no books about how to save money while serving your friends and family great tasting drinks. However, the saying goes if there is a book that you want to read then write it yourself. Patrick O'Malley live in the Chicago area and enjoys entertaining family and friends.
Liquor is my passion. Making great cocktails bring out my creative side. It's the great trial and error of combining two or more ingredients and not knowing what will come out as the final result is what keeps me driven. Learning that bartending is so much more than pouring drinks fast. The skill and technique have to be there, along with knowledge. The trends in bartending change all of the time.