Bobby “G” Gleason began his spirits industry career, in 1984, bartending in South Florida. Now based in Las Vegas, the world-renown educator has been published in a multitude of magazines and featured in many TV and online video appearances. Although tapped for his whiskey knowledge for New Mexico Cocktails & Culture, Bobby is an expert in all spirits categories. He trains people in the history and production of spirits, cocktail creation, menu development, and bartending from the basics to advanced mixology.
His cocktails have won many competitions including the New York International competition, the United States Bartenders Guild Championships, and The World’s Most Sensuous Cocktail. Bobby G was twice named the U.S. Mixologist of the Year (2005 & 2006) by Angostura and also held a Guinness Book of World Records for making the most cocktails in one hour.
He proudly serves as a National Ambassador of the United States Bartender Guild. He is a member of the International Bartenders Association, The World Wide Cocktail Club, and the International Bar Flies. He is a Certified United States Bartenders Guild Master Mixologist. Now the Master Mixologist for Beam Suntory, his travels have taken him to 15 countries and 40 states, and every year brings more exciting destinations.