Called “America’s foremost spirits authority” by Forbes.com, F. Paul Pacult has been the publisher/editor of F. Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal since 1991. Today, F. Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal is recognized as the world’s premier and most trusted independent source of spirits reviews and evaluations. Through Spirit Journal, Inc., Paul consults to many large and small suppliers of the beverage alcohol industry, assisting with product improvement, development, marketing, category counsel, and messaging.
Paul is a founding member of the award-winning spirits and mixology training company Beverage Alcohol Resource LLC (BAR) and is likewise a founding member and judging chairman of the innovative beverage competition company Ultimate Beverage Challenge LLC. He is the director of the The Rum Authority,The Whiskey Authority and, new in 2018, The Brandy Authority initiatives sponsored by Spirit Journal, Inc.