Sometimes smoke gets in your eyes. Sometimes smoke gets in your martini glass. We must say, we much prefer the latter.
Ben Reed has mixed cocktails all over the world, including stints in Hong Kong and South Africa. He has been featured in a wide range of publications--including Vogue, Red, and GQ--and is the author of Cool Cocktails, Shots, Martinis, Hangover Cures, and Ben Reed's Bartender's Guide, all from Ryland Peters & Small. He lives in London.