F. Paul Pacult
Deemed “America’s foremost spirits authority” by Forbes.com, Paul Pacult is a best-selling author of many spirits books including Kindred Spirits 2: 2,400 Reviews of Whiskey, Brandy, Vodka, Tequila, Rum, Gin, and Liqueurs from F. Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal 2000-2007. Paul is also a founding member and judging chairman of the Ultimate Beverage Challenge, and, for nearly a decade, was judging director of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. He is the only journalist worldwide to concurrently be a life member and Master of Keepers of the Quaich whisky society, a life member of Kentucky’s Bourbon Hall of Fame, and a life member of France’s Compagnie des Mouquetaires d’Armagnac (Company of Armagnac Musketeers). The United team welcomes his expertise in identifying the finest distillates.