Who | Bastien Rémillieux
Where | Montreal, Canada
Current Bar | El Pequeño Bar and Coldroom
Past Bar(s) | La Taverne Cobra (it’s Montreal’s version of Sneaky Dee’s in Toronto)
Favourite Spirit | Rum
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Any take or version of the Daiquiri
Favourite Part of the Job | Educating curious guests on Rum history and its cocktails
Favourite After Work Drink | Double tequila and soda
Favourite at Home Drink | Any tasteless, ice cold, light blond beer
Favourite bar in the world | Laki Kane (London)
Best known for | Making Daiquiris and Sandwich Boards
Favourite “at work” memory | Being behind El Pequeño Bar on the Rum Royal Weekend with Robin Wynne and Kevin Beary.
What do you collect? Is hoarding bar tools considered collecting?
Favourite thing about your city? Summer high season!
What was the last photo that you took? My dog Beans
Where was last place you traveled? Cuba for New Years
Any claims to fame? The El Pequeño family made it to 4th best bar in Canada! Very proud of us!
Lager or IPA? Cheap lager makes me very happy
Sparkling or Flat? I’m in denial on how much sparkling water I drink, I should’ve invested in a Soda Stream.
Miami or Mexico City? Mexico City. Latin culture rules.
Olive or Twist? Definitely a twist.