Carl Busch

Carl Busch | Bartender Atlas

Who | Carl Busch
Where | Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Current Bar | Riverboat Lounge at Hotel Julien
Past Bar(s) | 7 Hills Brewing, Winifreds
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon, for now
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Old Fashioned
Favourite Part of the Job | Watching people try cocktails that they would have never tried before and enjoy them.
Favourite After Work Drink | Negroni
Favourite at Home Drink | Rum, neat
Favourite bar in the world | Raised by Wolves (San Diego)
Best known for | Making some amazing cocktails in Dubuque.
Favourite “at work” memory | Watching new bartenders start to understand cocktail making and enjoying their job.

What do you collect? Bottles of everything.
Favourite thing about your city? We are growing river town with more and more people visiting every year.
What was the last photo that you took? Of a cocktail.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Italy
Any claims to fame? I have been voted Iowa’s Top Mixologist twice in the past 9 years.

Prosecco or Cava? What is Cave?
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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