Pat Evans


Pat Evans is a writer based in Las Vegas and Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is a regular contributor to Grand Rapids Magazine, October and The Manual often writing about food, beer and spirits. He has written one book, Grand Rapids Beer, and has more on the way.

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Original Cocktail Club

Fans of happy hours can let out a sigh of relief as Original Cocktail Club has set out to extend the promotion at restaurants and bars.  With a family full Read more ›

Pat Evans on Jul 13, 2019

Traverse City Whiskey Company

photo by Pat Evans Whiskey production is spreading across the globe, and is no longer relegated to the U.S., Canada, Ireland and Scotland.  But beyond the new emerging whiskey, or whisky, Read more ›

Pat Evans on Feb 1, 2019

Book Review

Beer has been brewed in Nevada since before it was a state and now the beverage’s history in the Silver State has been consolidated into one book, Nevada Beer Read more ›

Pat Evans on Jan 1, 2019

Goose Island Remains Committed to Chicago and Good Beer

Tim Faith discussing his beer - photos by Pat Evans More than seven years ago, the beer world was shaken by the Anheuser-Busch deal to purchase Chicago’s Goose Island.  The impact Read more ›

Pat Evans on Nov 1, 2018

Month of Memory

Photos by Infinity Photo and Jeff Ragazzo Editor’s Note: This feature was written and published before the Guinness World Record-setting event, but photos of the epic cocktail were obtained after Read more ›

Pat Evans on Nov 1, 2018

A Festive Look at High-End Spirits with J.R. Starkus

Cover and feature photos by Audrey Dempsey @infinity photo As the holiday season settles into its place, so too does the penchant for high-end spirits. “In November and, especially, December, Read more ›

Pat Evans on Dec 2, 2017

DON CARANO Renaissance Man and Nevada Icon

A night in a suite at the Eldorado Hotel more than a decade ago helps demonstrate the life values of the Nevada-born renaissance man Don Carano, who died October Read more ›

Pat Evans on Nov 2, 2017