David Mackenzie

David Mackenzie | Bartender Atlas

Who | David Mackenzie
Where | Halifax, Canada
Current Bar | Afrite
Past Bar(s) | Antojo Tacos+TequilaHalifax Distilling Company
Favourite Spirit | Tequila
Favourite Juice | Fresh lime, or any citrus pressed fresh really…
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Old Fashioned
Favourite Part of the Job | Creating cocktail menus and all the guest love raving about them. Also talking and educating guests on tequila and mezcal
Favourite After Work Drink | Jameson shot and a pint of cider or beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Reposado tequila on ice
Favourite bar in the world | Durty Nelly’s (Halifax)
Best known for | My moustache
Favourite “at work” memory | Being sent to the Patron Hacienda in Mexico

What do you collect? People’s admiration and love
Favourite thing about your city? Everything. The people, the weather, the bar scene, the beauty, the ocean
What was the last photo that you took? A shameless selfie
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? LA or NYC
Any claims to fame? I’m been on CTV news for a segment for National Margarita Day

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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