Robert Simonson writes about cocktails, spirits, bars and bartender for The New York Times, as well as a host of other publications. He is a contributing editor at both Imbibe and Punch. He is the author of "The Old-Fashioned" and "A Proper Drink," as well as the upcoming "Three-Ingredient Cocktails." With Martin Doudoroff, he created the app "Modern Classics of the Cocktail Renaissance." He lives in Brooklyn.