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Camper English and Alcademics
AlcademicsTM is the website from Camper English, a cocktails and spirits writer, speaker, and educator who has contributed to publications including Popular Science, Saveur, Details, Whisky Advocate, Drinks International, The Oxford Companion to Spirits & Cocktails, and many more. His work has been cited in at least 30 books. He is the author of Doctors and Distillers: The Remarkable Medicinal History of Beer, Wine, Spirits, and Cocktails (2022) and The Ice Book: Cool Cubes, Clear Spheres, and Other Chill Cocktail Crafts (2023).
Camper is the pioneer of the "Directional Freezing" technique to make perfectly clear ice that is used around the world. Camper is a judge of the SF World Spirits Competition, a former World's 50 Best Bars polling coordinator, and the founder of CocktailSafe.org and CocktailGreen.org. A longer bio is here.