Who | Alan Coop
Where | Melbourne, Australia (Originally: Cairns, Australia)
Current Bar | Freelancing
Past Bar(s) | Bocca NYC, Guthrie Inn (NYC), Smoque N Bones (Toronto)
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Old Fashioned
Favourite Part of the Job | Customer service, meeting new people and hearing their stories
Favourite After Work Drink | Fernet on rocks
Favourite at Home Drink | Usually a bourbon, rocks, orange twist
Favourite bar in the world | Dead Rabbit (NYC)
Best known for | Mezcal Old Fashioned
Best story from behind the wood | during a massive blizzard got Snowed in at the Guthrie Inn (NYC) drinking and working till 5am with a packed bar of regulars, then spent 2 hours to get home…. Fun experience.
What do you collect? Bourbon and bar spoons
Favourite thing about your city? NYC – diversity of the cocktail and bar scene
What was the last photo that you took? The lights of NYC from a plane. Was on the way back to Australia after living overseas for almost 3 years!
Where was your last vacation? Toronto, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia. Once big long cocktail and food vacation.
Any claims to fame? Serving some famous celerities in NYC… but then again, who hasn’t in NYC haha
Red or White? Red!!
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Grand Marnier
London or Paris? London
Glass or Tin? Glass
Are you available for freelance gigs? YES
Find him: Instagram