David Alan

David Alan joined the Patrón Spirits Company in 2015, with over two decades in the hospitality industry; he serves as Director of Trade Education & Mixology for the brand. In 2007 he founded the Tipsy Texan consultancy, based in his hometown of Austin, TX, working around the United States, promoting his agenda of making the world a friendlier place for beverage alcohol. He is a co-founder of the Texas chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild (USBG) and in 2013 he published his first book, Tipsy Texan: Spirits and Cocktails from the Lone Star State. David can be reached at DAlan@patronspirits.com