Emmanuel Pressley

Emmanuel Pressley | Bartender Atlas

Who | Emmanuel Pressley
Where | Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Current Bar | Brabo
Past Bar(s) | Society Lounge (Cleveland), Zentan (Washington DC)
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon
Favourite Juice | Yuzu
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Old Fashioned/Hemingway Daiquiri
Favourite Part of the Job | Being creative
Favourite After Work Drink | Mai Tai
Favourite at Home Drink | Aged Rum Old Fashioned
Favourite bar in the world | Anywhere that pays homage to the craft
Best known for | Egg white cocktails, Japanese flair
Favourite “at work” memory | Getting a crowd of people watching me on service bar and cheering for me lol

What do you collect? Broken Hearts
Favourite thing about your city? I’m currently in Alexandria which is a really cool, rustic styled town. It has beautiful vintage brick work on all the buildings and it close enough to DC, with a small town vibe.
What was the last photo that you took? A picture of my doggos
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Paris
Any claims to fame? I won an Angel’s Envy cocktail competition. Did a tasting event for DC’s Taste on 14th.

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
Find them: Instagram
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