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If you've got a #concussion or lives with someone who does, you must watch this Q&A with +RalphandLou 
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I've been really digging the videos from +FightMediocrity. This one on Stoicism is especially relevant!

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First signs of #Spring in #NewEngland really happy to be (almost) through the winter.
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These rums will absolutely appeal to American Whiskey drinkers. The 12 year has become my go-to sipping #rum.
Parce brings two Columbian Rums to the US including an 8 Year and 12 Year Rum, both do a great job of showing just how good the rum category can be. Read our review.
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If you aren't familiar  with Cynar, now's a great time to explore this great amaro and it's new higher proof cousin. 
Cynar releases a new expression of its popular amaro, at twice the alcohol strength. Drink Spirits has the complete review of Cynar 70.
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Woodinville has its heart in the right place, but the whiskey suffers from  too much barrel impact. #CraftSpirits  
After 5 long years of waiting, Woodinville finally releases their first aged whiskey: Woodinville Straight Bourbon. Drink Spirits has a review.
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Another fantastic year at #PaxEast

This show has gotten so popular, they could probably add a third day. Also would love to see a board game focused convention come to down. #Boston is the PERFECT town for that!
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Jim Murray says this is the best whiskey in the world. How about a hype free review?!?!
Jim Murray calls Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye Whisky the best whisky in the world. We give our two cents on this claim with a real in depth review.
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By far the best flavored #rum we've tried!
Plantation Rum creates a love note to both pineapple and rum in Plantation Stiggins' Fancy Dark Pineapple Rum, one of the best flavored rums we've tried.
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The latest Orphan Barrel release comes without an age statement. Will Whiskey lovers still go for it?
Diageo takes on the world of age stated whiskies with an Orphan Barrel release that supposedly came about by accident: The Gifted Horse Whiskey. Read our review.
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The Fruli Strawberry beer is a bit on the sweet side, so it's nice to cut it 50/50 with a stout for a chocolate strawberry dessert beer. Or maybe even for #ValentinesDay

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More #Rum reviews from +Drink Spirits 
Mezan curates rum from Jamaica & Panama, both of which are soft and affable sipping rums, both would be better at higher ABVs. Read the Drink Spirits review
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  • Ithaca College
    Cinema and Photo, 1988 - 1992
  • Campolindo HS
    High School, 1985 - 1988
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Professional Drinker, Writer at DrinkSpirits.com, Vlogger, Speaker and Entrepreneur
Introduction

I am the founder, and managing editor of Drink Spirits and online magazine that helps people figure out what to drink. Beyond writing reviews, I enjoy going behind the scenes of notable brands around the world.

Some of the my favorite behind the scenes experiences have included Highland Park, Maker's Mark and Ketel One.

This year I caught the Vlogging bug and began to shoot video companions to most of our key articles. All our videos can be found on the Drink Spirits YouTube Page. One of my favorite ones up there is the series I shot in Trinidad for Carnival. While there are 5 videos in that series, the one that seems to have captured it the best is Episode 5.

Because of my job I travel quite a bit and love to share my photos in the +Travel Photography community as well as via twitter and instagram and of course on G+!  I love food (and often share what I'm eating to Foodies+) but have vowed never to be a food blogger. I also LOVE movies (I used to own and run DVD Talk) but I'm not a movie geek, I have to use IMDB just as much as everyone else to look stuff up. I went to school for film and photography and love to take pictures. 

One of my favorite pastimes is walking. Give me an amazing city and someone cool to talk to and I'll walk and talk for hours. It's one of the reasons I love NY and great walking cities like London, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Paris and Barcelona.

Professional Biography:

Geoffrey Kleinman is the founder, and managing editor of DrinkSpirits.com, an online magazine dedicated to help people explore the vast world of distilled spirits. He is a nationally recognized spirits columnist, and has contributed to Playboy Magazine, Black Book Magazine and Essential Homme. He is also currently on the review team of Whisky Advocate Magazine.

As a leading expert on spirits and mixology, Geoff is often cited and has appeared in the Wall St. JournalBusiness Insider, Yahoo Finance and Esquire. He jas also served as a judge for many spirit and cocktail competitions throughout the country. 

Prior to Drink Spirits, Geoff founded and managed DVDTalk.com, one of the top 1000 web sites on the Internet.  He was one of the early podcasting pioneers with DVDTalk Radio and an early mover with RSS and email newsletters. He first connected with the net in 1988 under bitnet and has hooked ever since.

Geoff is the founder of the Society of Modern Journalists, is Bar Certified by the Beverage Alcohol Resource Group, and is a Kentucky Colonel. Read him at http://www.DrinkSpirits.com.

Personal Life:

In 2012 I moved my family from Portland, Oregon to Marblehead, MA. It was a massive life change and one which has completely reshaped my life and my family.  I grew up on the west coast but have always had a deep love for the east coast. While the move was tough, settling in has been easy and I've loved being a part of all the great local sports that Boston has to offer (#GoBruins)!

I have two daughters (one of them a teenager, thus the emergence of grey hairs on my head) and one son. My wife Heather is the co-editor of Drink Spirits and the source of great inspiration and sanity. Parker, my dog is a labradoodle and one of the goofiest and most loving dogs I've ever met. 

You can contact me via G+ or email me at geoff (at) kleinman.com

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Writer, Consultant, Speaker, Entrepreneur
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  • DrinkSpirits.com
    Editor, present
    Editor and key reviewer for Drink Spirits.
  • Kleinman.com
    Writer, Consultant, Entrepreneur, 2014
  • Whisky Advocate Magazine
    Writer, 2014
    Buying guide writer/reviewer.
  • OnPDX.xom
  • DVDTalk.com
  • Intel
  • Vulcan's Forge
  • One World Internetworking
  • Creative Artists Agency
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Portland, Oregon - Ithaca, Ny - Los Angeles, Ca - Moraga, CA
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