Who | Dani McQuarrie
Where | Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Current Bar | Belle’s Cocktail House
Past Bar(s) | Rhymers, Glenn’s Creek Beer Exchange, Centro
Favourite Spirit | Tequila
Favourite Juice | Water
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Mezcal Negroni
Favourite Part of the Job | Creating drinks, enjoying my job, meeting new people and connecting with other bar professionals.
Favourite After Work Drink | Yellow chartreuse-neat, or just a beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Tequila or bourbon on the rocks
Favourite bar in the world | Bitter & Twisted (Phoenix)
Best known for | Their extensive cocktail menu and impeccable high volume service.
Best story from behind the wood | I once kicked out a guy who was very intoxicated and almost knocked me over while I was 7months pregnant, while his friend was paying the $21 tab and left a legitimate $5,000 tip.
What do you collect? Bar ware from cocktail competitions. It’s rewarding to my craft.
Favourite thing about your city? Bourbon distilleries and Horses.
What was the last photo that you took? Myself and my child.
Where was your last vacation? Phoenix, AZ
Any claims to fame? I made the house cocktail for a Pappy Van Winkle event that Bobby Flay was at, he enjoyed the cocktail and complimented my hair.
Belt or suspenders? Suspenders
Fernet or Cynar? Both
New Orleans or New York City? Either
Glass or Tin? Both
Are you available for freelance gigs? YES!!!