Ethan Fixell has written about beer, wine, spirits, and coffee for over a decade. Formerly a beer director for New York City restaurants, he has also educated consumers at guided tastings for Astor Center, NYC Wine Company, Virtual With Us, and more.

Expertise: beer, wine, spirits, and coffee.

Experience: As a touring professional comedian, Ethan Fixell got his start in the beverage industry by writing a monthly column for Serious Eats called On The Beer Trail. From there, he went on to write for dozens of other publications, including Food & Wine, Tasting Table, Thrillist, Wine Enthusiast, Food Republic, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Men's Journal, Playboy, Saveur, Quartz, Travel + Leisure, Salon, VICE Munchies, and many more.

Ethan later became the editor-in-chief of The Beer Necessities (a digital publication founded by Anheuser-Busch) and beer editor for (now Dotdash).

Ethan is a certified cicerone, certified specialist of wine, and certified specialist of spirits.

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