Katy Best

Katy Best | Bartender Atlas

Who | Katy Best
Where | Richmond, Virginia, USA
Current Bar | The Roosevelt
Past Bar(s) | Portrait House, The Magpie
Favourite Spirit | Green Chartreuse
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Last Word/Gin Martini with a twist
Favourite Part of the Job | Multitasking makes me feel very accomplished.
Favourite After Work Drink | DoubleDaq
Favourite at Home Drink | Bamboo Cocktail
Favourite bar in the world | Ahhhh man! No way!
Best known for | Talking too much, being too much fun
Best story from behind the wood | I’m a bouncer/bartender. I once sprayed a fighting couple with a soda gun. And I pulled a 6ft+ man out of the bar by his ear. Also made a girl sneaking in coors light call her dad, I did let her hang up before he answered though. I have a heart.

What do you collect? Plants! Books. Friends.
Favourite thing about your city? It’s fun! And laid back. And very loving and supportive. Just the right balance of pretty and gritty.
What was the last photo that you took? A Starbucks parking lot I painted at 3 am on a whim. Like the white lines and handicap parking spaces.
Where was your last vacation? The Berkshires
Any claims to fame? Runamok newbie this year, so that’s exciting! I came in 11th place in a pageant when I was 5? Won a geography bee when I was 8? Do those count?

Red or White? Red (Pink)
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Grand Marnier (Curaçao)
London or Paris? Paris
Glass or Tin? Tin

Are you available for freelance gigs? Definitely.
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