Fred Minnick

Bestselling author Fred Minnick judges rum at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and covers it for several international publications. Minnick also writes about whiskey for Covey Rise, Whisky Advocate and Whisky magazine. He is the “bourbon authority” for the Kentucky Derby Museum, and has been featured on CBS This Morning and NPR, in Esquire, Forbes, the New York Times and numerous other publications. He is the author of Bourbon: The Rise, Fall & Rebirth of An American Whiskey, Bourbon Curious and Whiskey Women. He lives in Kentucky.



Rum Curious: The Indispensable Tasting Guide to the World's Spirit

Through the eyes of this award-winning journalist, get a sneak peek into the styles of rum and much more. Rum Curious is an essential guide with a touch of history, production information, cogent tasting notes, scores, and classic and contemporary cocktails to help you make wise rum-purchasing decisions.