David T. Smith is a U.K.-based writer and gin specialist. A keen supporter of craft distilling worldwide, David co-authored The Craft of Gin, and is the author of How to Make Gin and Forgotten Spirits & Long Lost Liqueurs. David has taught gin distilling classes on both sides of the Atlantic. He is a judge, predominantly of gin and vodka, on various international spirits competition panels.
The Voice of Craft Distilling
Our mission is to promote and defend the art and enterprise of craft distilling. Through our programs of economic development, academic research, and education we generate greater public awareness and appreciation for the quality and variety of craft spirits and we bring benefits to the larger society in which we live.