David Bain

David Bain | Bartender Atlas

Who | David Bain
Where | Calgary, Canada
Current Bar | Ricardo’s Hideaway
Past Bar(s) | Model Milk, Pidgin Hole
Favourite Spirit | Whatever is in my hand
Favourite Juice | Lemon
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Tuxedo
Favourite Part of the Job | Learning
Favourite After Work Drink | IPA and American Whisky
Favourite at Home Drink | Sherry
Favourite bar in the world |Tie: Canon (Seattle) and Erin Rose (New Orleans)
Best known for | Bottle barrel aged Negronis
Favourite “at work” memory | One of our regulars brought in his “Oscar” for best picture (Birdman), it’s really heavy!

What do you collect? Airplane bottles.
Favourite thing about your city? It’s sunny alllll the time!
What was the last photo that you took? Screenshot of my home screen (natch)
Where was last place you traveled? Portugal and Holland for my honeymoon.
Any claims to fame? Camp Runamok, CSS, Bar smarts, WSET ll &lll, can juice a case of limes in 21.54min by hand with a flip juicer.

Lager or IPA? IPA
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkling
Miami or Mexico City? Mexico City
Olive or Twist? Twist

Are you available for freelance gigs? YES
Find him: Instagram


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