Bryce T Bauer is a freelance writer, documentary producer, and curious drinker. He is the author of “Gentlemen Bootleggers: The True Story of Templeton Rye, Prohibition, and a Small Town in Cahoots,” and he co-produced and co-wrote the related documentary “Whiskey Cookers,” which won Best Documentary at the Iowa Independent Film Festival. (He was also the winner of the inaugural game of “Vingo,” a mystery wine contest modeled after Bingo, at the NoLITa wine bar La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels. Bauer’s prize was a glass of first-growth Bordeaux.) He lives in New York and Colorado, and teaches journalism at Manhattanville College and reading and writing in the CUNY Start program at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. He’s on Twitter at @brycetbauer.