Alexander Destounis

Alexander Destounis | Bartender Atlas

Who | Alexander Destounis
Where | Montréal, Canada
Current Bar | Freelance (consulting, takeovers, and private events)
Past Bar(s) | Paradigm Spirits Co (London, ON), Grace Restaurant
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Anything clarified
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Romeo & Juliette #2
Favourite Part of the Job | Getting to know the perfect drink for each guest
Favourite After Work Drink | Depends on the shift
Favourite at Home Drink | Probably something sour
Favourite bar in the world | The Diamond (Vancouver)
Best known for | Having a wild shake and being the chef bartender.
Favourite “at work” memory | Busy cocktail nights with the bar homies, I love crushing it with the team!

What do you collect? Memories, experience, and books.
Favourite thing about your city? The community within the industry
What was the last photo that you took? A cocktail, summer slam
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Greece
Any claims to fame? Making a 500L batch of milk punch

Prosecco or Cava? Depends on how I or the cocktail are feeling, but I lean towards cava.
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Ango
Singapore or San Francisco? San Fran
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit

Are you available for freelance gigs? Heck yeah
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