F&D’s Cocktail Contessa columnist Heather Wibbels is an award-winning whiskey and cocktail author and the managing director of Bourbon Women. She is a digital content creator and photographer, creating whiskey drinkers one cocktail at a time.

In addition to Heather’s writings here at F&D, her creations can be found in Bourbon Plus, American Whisky Magazine, Drinkhacker, Insider, The Manual, Alcohol Professor, and The Bourbon Review. You can find her book, “Bourbon is My Comfort Food,” online or order it at independent booksellers.

In the current issue of F&D, Heather provides tips for batching cocktails.

COCKTAIL CONTESSA – Batched cocktails: When entertaining, the batched cocktail is a make-ahead solution that keeps guests happy and sipping, and lets you enjoy your own soiree.

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