CRAFT by Under My Host® Issue No. 15 Classics - Page 10

Colin Joliat Staff Writer | Columnist @boozist Colin Joliat is a freelance writer and editor in Chi- cago who specializes in the lifestyle side of the food and booze industries. Articles typically con- tain a 2:1:1 ratio of info, comedy, and questionable judgment. His work has appeared on Guyism and BroBible, and he is now the proprietor of the up- coming When not writing, he is the Manager of Magic for the Chicago non-profit, Open Heart Magic. Maggie Campbell Staff Writer | @halfpintmaggie Maggie is a current Masters of Wine Student and Head Distiller - Vice President at Privateer Rum. She was the founder of the Denver Brewer’s League, currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Craft Spirit Association and co- chairs their Education Committee. She first be- came interested in learning distilling in 2004 on a trip to Scotland and has since received her Diplo- ma in Craft Distilling Technologies from the Sieb- el Institute, her Level IV Diploma from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust, and won the Denver Brewsters Women’s brewing competition. She previously worked as assistant distiller at Ger- main-Robin. Her advice: ”Read all the books you can and knock on every distillery door you can get to. Having mentors with different philosophies gives you a whole world of tools to pull from.” © Hundred-to-One LLC 2017. All rights reserved.