Who | Brendan Smith
Where | Vancouver, Canada
Current Bar | Joe Fortes
Past Bar(s) | Earl’s, Blue Martini
Favourite Spirit | Whisk(e)y (Bourbon, specifically)
Favourite Juice | Pineapple. Froths a drink nicely.
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Sour.
Favourite Part of the Job | Social. Was a shy person before I bartended. I am starting to love the artistic side of bartending now though !!
Favourite After Work Drink | Driftwood Fat Tug IPA
Favourite at Home Drink | Beer or Old Fashioned
Favourite bar in the world | The Diamond
Best known for | Calm composure and flirtation.
Best story from behind the wood | When I was 20, I bartended a navy party where a woman came up to order a drink and asked me for my ID. I said, “hey that’s my quote”. Her husband pops out of nowhere and says that “she has underwear older than you, son.” Cried laughing.
What do you collect? Keychains.
Favourite thing about your city? The rain. LOL.
What was the last photo that you took? A photo of the wines I tasted at a wine tasting.
Where was your last vacation? Okanagan Valley
Any claims to fame? Ask me again in a year.
Red or White? Pinot Noir x Chardonnay
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Grand Marnier
London or Paris? Paris. City of Love, baby.
Glass or Tin? Glass. Less taint.
Are you available for freelance gigs? Please.
Find him: Instagram