Brian Freedman

About the Author Brian Freedman

Brian Freedman is a food, wine, spirits, beer, and travel writer, restaurant and beverage consultant, drinks educator, and event host and speaker. He is a contributing writer for John Mariani’s Virtual Gourmet and Philadelphia Style Magazine, and restaurant critic and beverage columnist for Philadelphia Weekly, Sub-urban Life Magazine, and Philadelphia Life Magazine, and contributes to many others. Brian’s writing has been published internationally, nationally, and locally, and he has appeared on television on Fox 29’s “Good Day Philadelphia,” Comcast’s “Your Morning on CN8,” ABC7’s “View From The Bay” in San Francisco, NBC4’s “Weekend Today in New York,” CBS2’s “The Couch” in New York, and the nationally syndicated “Better Show.” He also discussed wine live on-air in Galicia, Spain, and on “Cooking Today” on Martha Stewart Living Radio, SiriusXM.

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Ron Abuelo Rum

Growing up, I was never really a rum guy. Sure, I went through a piña colada phase, and the first time I saw Tom Cruise slinging his masterfully saccharine mixological mayhem (and charm! never-ever forget the charm of the pre-Scientology Mr. Cruise!) in Cocktail, I convinced my 11-year-old self that …

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