Who | Makina Labrecque
Where | Calgary, Canada
Current Bar | Proof
Past Bar(s) | Ricardo’s Hideaway, Anejo & Blanco Cantina
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Last Word
Favourite Part of the Job | Eavesdropping on wood guests conversations, being able to give advice as a neutral party to guests, and of course being able to use my creativity and skill to make better days for people
Favourite After Work Drink | Rose or a gin and tonic
Favourite at Home Drink | Rosé or Negroni
Favourite bar in the world | Just generally as a hang out, the Ship and Anchor, its everyone’s bar. The people watching is amazing if you are alone, and there are always good friends, conversation and beers waiting for you!
Best known for | Sass and stories
Best story from behind the wood | Too many good ones to choose, I love staff fails though… It never gets old. Flying shakers, falls, and mishaps never disappoint.
What do you collect? Vintage glassware
Favourite thing about your city? Summer in Calgary, it turns into a completely different city full of life which is a complete turn around after our long winters.
What was the last photo that you took? Photo of a Daiquiri
Where was your last vacation? Phoenix, Arizona
Any claims to fame? Used to be a professional Irish Dancer, random right?
Belt or suspenders? Belt, even though I don’t wear one
Fernet or Cynar? Fernet
New Orleans or New York City? New Orleans
Glass or Tin? Tin
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
Find her: Instagram