Who | Damon Nickel
Where | Montreal, Canada
Current Bar | The Coldroom
Past Bar(s) | I started work as a bartender at Woody’s/Buddy’s in Edmonton, Alberta. However, unfortunately they have now closed down.
Favourite Spirit | Stoli Vodka, Patron Tequila
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Last Word
Favourite Part of the Job | Making people’s night and creating memories.
Favourite After Work Drink | Tequila & Soda
Favourite at Home Drink | Champagne. Of course I love bubbles.
Favourite bar in the world | The Coldroom (Montréal)
Best known for | Quick wit, smiles and sass.
Favourite “at work” memory | Being acknowledged for my hard work.
What do you collect? Cats
Favourite thing about your city? Oh man, where do I start? The people really make it, everyone is so diverse and lovely. Montréal just has this chill vibe that doesn’t compare to anywhere else.
What was the last photo that you took? A selfie at the southernmost point in Key West.
Where was last place you traveled? Key West, Florida
Any claims to fame? I represented Canada in the 2019 Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic competition with my first original cocktail which I named “A Voice of it’s Own” and placed 3rd.
Lager or IPA? IPA
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkly everything
Miami or Mexico City? For now I have to say Miami because I haven’t been to Mexico City.. yet. (But Patron, i’m coming for you.)
Olive or Twist? Olive
Are you available for freelance gigs? Of course
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