Austin Foster

Austin Foster | Bartender Atlas

Who | Austin Foster
Where | Sioux City, Iowa, USA
Current Bar | The Diving Elk
Past Bar(s) | Lucky Joe’s Tiki Room (Milwaukee, WI), Lucky Joe’s Alchemy and Eatery (Wauwatosa, WI)
Favourite Spirit | Yes!?!?
Favourite Juice | Blood Orange – So Sexy
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Vieux Carré
Favourite Part of the Job | Educating patrons while creating an experience for them.
Favourite After Work Drink | Daqs and Highlife
Favourite at Home Drink | Monster Energy White and Tanqueray Rangpur – Yep, I’m a garbage person.
Favourite bar in the world | Wow… varies quite often. Currently in love with Juniper Tar in San Antonio.
Best known for | My High-Five game is strong…
Best story from behind the wood | Had to shut down a drunken acapella concert in the middle of my bar… They were doing the opening to “Circle of Life” over and over.

What do you collect? The tears of children…
Favourite thing about your city? When folks visit we can generally have a drink in 3 states inside an hour… But beyond that it’s my fantastically talented and small bar family.
What was the last photo that you took? We shouldn’t get into this here…
Where was your last vacation? Was at SACC as part of Team Taco recently which was dope…
Any claims to fame? Team Taco, Camp, PDX Cocktail Week Volunteer, Can do a cartwheel (absolutely a lie), etc

Red or White? Red
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Cointreau
London or Paris? London
Glass or Tin? Tin

Are you available for freelance gigs? Always