Who | Arthur Boothe
Where | Sanford/Orlando, Florida, USA
Current Bar | Bitters & Brass, Suffering Bastard
Past Bar(s) | The Guesthouse, The Courtesy Bar, Independent Bar, Txokos, Amelia’s (Gainesville)
Favourite Spirit | Absinthe, Sotol
Favourite Juice | Passionfruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Arsenic and Old Lace
Favourite Part of the Job | Providing guests with their “aha!”
Favourite After Work Drink | Beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Madeira
Favourite bar in the world | Murphy’s Law (Ulm, Germany), Cure (NOLA),
Best known for | “The absinthe guy”
Favourite “at work” memory | Most of em.
What do you collect? Antique barware and books, and hugs.
Favourite thing about your city? Orlando is a city based around hospitality and our bar/food scene is booming currently. I’m excited to watch it continue to develop.
What was the last photo that you took? One of my kids wearing his moms’ sunglasses.
Where was last place you traveled? Miami for a bartending competition.
Any claims to fame? Bartender of the Year National Finalist 2018, Bartender of the Year Regional Finalist 2019, World Class Regional Finalist 2018
Lager or IPA? Lager
Sparkling or Flat? Never doubt my commitment to Sparkle motion
Miami or Mexico City? Mexico City
Olive or Twist? Onion
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yup!