Andy Sharp

Andy Sharp | Bartender Atlas

Who | Andy Sharp
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | The Emmet Ray
Past Bar(s) | Poetry Jazz Cafe, Free Times Cafe
Favourite Spirit | Whisky
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Last Word
Favourite Part of the Job | Using my experience to give the customer something different by tweaking recipes and thinking on my feet.
Favourite After Work Drink | Chartreuse
Favourite at Home Drink | Glenfarclas 12
Favourite bar in the world | Lismore (Glasgow, Scotland)
Best known for | Brining a new life to classic cocktails, e.g. Toronto, Ward Eight, Greenpoint
Favourite “at work” memory | Taking the time to listen to the customer and making them a cocktail based on the information they gave me, for example my questions are if you want a booze heavy cocktail or something citrusy – to reap the rewards from that is my favourite memory. This has happened on multiple occasions.

What do you collect? Whiskies
Favourite thing about your city? The number of great cocktail bars which all offer different ideas and recipes
What was the last photo that you took? Of a Last Word
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? New York
Any claims to fame? Scottish musician whisky aficionado working in a 1920s Jazz bar

Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Peychaud’s (for the whiskies)
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple

Are you available for freelance gigs? Oui