Alex Basque

Alex Basque | Bartender Atlas

Who | Alex Basque
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | SoSo Food Club
Past Bar(s) | Bar RavalThe 3rd Glass (Moncton, New Brunswick)
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal, Cognac, Rye Whiskey
Favourite Juice | Fresh Tomarillo Juice (tomate de arbol)
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Vieux Carré
Favourite Part of the Job | Discovering, creating, learning new techniques, food pairings, and perfect recoveries.
Favourite After Work Drink | Soda water
Favourite at Home Drink | Micheladas during the summer, and straight up Spirits in the winter.
Favourite bar in the world | The Kulminator (Antwerp)
Best known for | Dedication to what goes into the glass.
Best story from behind the wood | (it wasn’t my fault) I was operating the soundboard, the deep fryer, and bar service […] everyone got naked! Completely naked!

What do you collect? Travel points…and debt
Favourite thing about your city? Diversity
What was the last photo that you took? Toronto street art
Where was your last vacation? Colombia and Panama
Any claims to fame? I can make an ashtray out of a beer can with my teeth.

Belt or suspenders? Belt
Fernet or Cynar? Cynar
New Orleans or New York City? Nature!
Glass or Tin? Tin

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
Find him: Instagram