Matthew Rowley is a writer, public speaker, and author based in Southern California. The former museum curator writes and speaks about small-scale distillers, cocktails, and spirits and is contributing editor for Distiller magazine. His book Moonshine! walks readers through - step by colorful, illustrated step - still- building and liquor distilling. The book has graced coffee tables, nightstands, and toilet tanks. Where you keep your copy is your own business. Moonshine! is a serious examination of the early years of American distilling and a meticulous, yet easy-to-understand, guide for novice distillers with plenty of recipes.
Rowley also maintains Rowley's Whiskey Forge, a website devoted to the history and practice of distilling, cocktails, and good eats.
More information about Matthew Rowley can be found at whiskeyforge.com