Former Current Columnist Cleveland Named as Thrillist Cocktail Master

We were thrilled to hear that our former columnist, Robyn Cleveland, was just named as one of America’s Greatest Bartenders of 2015 by Thrillist, a men’s lifestyle website.

Thrillist had this to say about cocktail master Cleveland: “After a spell at The Ravens Club and starting the Greater Detroit chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild, the man moved over to his current station at The Last Word [in Ann Arbor]. There, he crafts coffee cocktails named for Clint Eastwood movies (The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly) and administers a kind of "penicillin" that has a whole lot more Scotch than antibiotics.”

In honor of Cleveland’s achievement, we took a look back at one of his articles for Current that features a Spiked Apple Cider Punch— the perfect drink for a crisp Autumn happy hour.