Who | Japhet Bower
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Northern Maverick Brewing Co.
Past Bar(s) |Bar Hop Brew Co., La Carnita, Soho House, The Whippoorwill, The Grove, Parlor Foods
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit juice
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Daiquiri
Favourite Part of the Job | Making a guest’s night.
Favourite After Work Drink |Dieu du Ciele’s Péché Mortel. Failing that, any spirit. Neat.
Favourite at Home Drink | A full-bodied red wine or a dry Rosé if it’s nice outside.
Favourite bar in the world | The Calmos Cafe (Saint Martin). Sandy floor, right on the beach. Everyone is French and very happy. Perfect beach bar.
Best known for |Giving great hugs?
Best story from behind the wood | I served some NYC baseball fans during the Jays game last year. They walked out on their tab and I had all of the bars down King St. looking for them. We got our money.
What do you collect? Spices and seasonings.
Favourite thing about your city? Multiculturalism and tolerance.
What was the last photo that you took? Having the time of my life at the Toronto Festival of Beer with old friends.
Where was your last vacation? Sailing with my folks.
Any claims to fame? I’m named after Noah’s son in the Bible.
Belt or suspenders? Belt
Fernet or Cynar? Cynar
New Orleans or New York City? New Orleans
Glass or Tin? Tin