Amber Bruce

Amber Bruce | Bartender Atlas

Who | Amber Bruce
Where | Vancouver, Canada
Current Bar | Keefer Bar
Past Bar(s) | Cuchillo, The Irish Heather and The Shebeen.
Favourite Spirit | Tequila
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Currently, a Gibson
Favourite Part of the Job | Slaying a busy service
Favourite After Work Drink | Cider and/or a margarita
Favourite at Home Drink | Tequila and tonic
Favourite bar in the world | Death & Co (New York) and The Broken Shaker (Miami)
Best known for | Sense of humour, genuine
Best story from behind the wood | I like to steal stories. You got a good one I can re-tell?

What do you collect? Glassware, books, interesting bottles, oxidized vermouths…the usual
Favourite thing about your city? The mountains and the sea. It’s like a big rugged nature blanket.
What was the last photo that you took? A photo of a Gibson to taunt another bartender
Where was your last vacation? Sweden and Iceland
Any claims to fame? Nope. Won a few competitions here and there.

Belt or suspenders? Belt I guess, never tried those suspendy things
Fernet or Cynar? Cynar
New Orleans or New York City? NYC until TOTC next year, then we’ll talk
Glass or Tin? Tin on Tin

Are you available for freelance gigs? You betcha
Find her: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
Media: CPBA How to Make the Best of Your Brand Trip
Scout Magazine: 20 Questions And A Proper Cocktail With Amber Bruce Of The Keefer Bar
Metro Living Zine: Let Me Introduce You To Amber Bruce
Justcocktails.org: 18 Profound Insights, from Female Bartenders
Sovereign: Beer & a Shot