Who | Brendan Roberts
Where | Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Current Bar | Miijidaa Cafe and Bistro
Past Bar(s) | The Keg (St. John’s, NL and Newmarket, ON)
Favourite Spirit | Empress 1908 Gin
Favourite Juice | Cranberry
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Mojito
Favourite Part of the Job | Working with guests to create something awesome, explaining my favourite spirits and techniques.
Favourite After Work Drink | Dirty Gin Martini/ A good beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Negroni or just a simple Gin & Soda
Favourite bar in the world | The Adelaide Oyster House (St. John’s)
Best known for | My spirit knowledge, particularly with Gin and Whiskey
Favourite “at work” memory | Winning an in-house cocktail competition.
What do you collect? Gin, especially Canadian gin.
Favourite thing about your city? Really strong passion for local, high quality ingredients.
What was the last photo that you took? Of my dogs, it was their birthday.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Scotland
Any claims to fame? Being mentored by one of Canada’s most successful authors.
Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? San Fran
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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