gabrielle nicole pharms

journalist // copywriter

austin, texas || usa

gabrielle nicole pharms

entertainment, booze, and travel writer.


Meet Five Leading Ladies of the Spirits Industry

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The Art of Being Kelis

Kelis Rogers, better known as simply Kelis, is the epitome of a Renaissance woman. The Grammy-nominated singer, whose debut album ushered in a new sound, is also an acclaimed chef, entrepreneur, mom and wife. Never one to fit neatly into a box, Kelis isn’t here for your societal definitions. Never was.
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How A Fashion Photographer Became One of Colorado’s Most Innovative Craft Distillers

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A Mexico-based photographer is using Zoom and FaceTime for stunning photoshoots that look like they were taken in person

Throughout the coronavirus crisis, people have had to rely on video apps to include friends and family in milestone moments like engagements, weddings, pregnancies, and births. Mexico-based photographer Ana Hinojosa is making this easier by capturing maternity, newborn, and editorial-style photos via Zoom and FaceTime.
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The ultimate guide to owning your SXSW 2019 experience

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Bergen - The Picturesque Norwegian Town with a Rising Music Scene

Sigrid, Kygo, Röyksopp – these are just a sampling of the musical masterminds hailing from the beautiful country of Norway. While the nation is known for hosting the Oslo-based annual music festival Øyafestivalen, there’s another festival on the horizon that’s proven to be a refreshing oasis of rising talent: Vill Vill Vest.
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9 Things You Should Know About Highland Park Scotch Whisky

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How to Drink Tequila, According to a Texas Bartender

Tequila has inspired songs, cocktails, raucous evenings, and interminable mornings-after for the unfortunate among us. The Distilled Spirits Council reports that tequila volumes in the U.S have increased at an average rate of 5.8 percent per year, driven in part by the growing popularity of premium tequilas.
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We Asked 10 Bartenders: What’s the Difference Between a Bartender and a Mixologist?

It’s a question that’s been asked for more than a decade. With America’s 21st-century cocktail renaissance has come the rise of mixology. The term itself dates back to the 1800s but, in modern usage, it tends to signify the art and theater of expertly prepared cocktails. A bartender, on the other hand, is a bar professional whose focus is on hospitality as well as drinks.
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Shallou’s Nomad Series Shines Light on Environmental Awareness

Music has an undeniable influence when it comes to raising awareness on key social issues, and artists across multiple genres often use their platform to nudge listeners to action. Honing in specifically on climate change, shallou is serving up a wake-up call in the form of damn good tunes that inform and inspire. Link to Story

Grasp (Essay)

Words by Gabrielle Pharms. Photo courtesy of Ian Dooley / Unsplash. The part of me that lives between my mind and heart grasps at the concept of a relationship with him, though its success rate lessens with every day that passes. He’s the whiskey that gets me into trouble. He’s the Mr. Big of my life – coming and going as he pleases and to my dismay.
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America’s Next Big Whiskey Scene Is Big, Bold, and Deep in the Heart of Texas

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gabrielle nicole pharms

published in:

- mixmag
- travel + leisure
- w magazine (online)
- imbibe magazine
- bourbon+
- uproxx
- texas monthly (online)
- houstonia magazine (online)
- the bourbon review
- byline houston (formerly free press houston)
- vinepair
- tidal
- teen vogue (online)
- jay z's life + times
- good magazine
- artist direct
- beatport
- outdoor technology
- vice sports
- insomniac
- wonderland magazine (online)
- vibe magazine (online)
- dj mag
- runway magazine
- billboard (online)
- ily magazine



  • Travel Writing
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  • Fashion
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