Gaelan Rose

Gaelan Rose | Bartender Atlas

Who | Gaelan Rose
Where | Richmond, Virginia, USA
Current Bar | Crafted
Past Bar(s) | Poor Boys, NAMA, Switch, Secret Sandwich Society, Greenleaf’s Pool Room
Favourite Spirit | Amaro
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Junglebird
Favourite Part of the Job | Connecting with guests, learning something new every day, flexing the creative muscles and the muscle muscles
Favourite After Work Drink | Fernet Con Coca or a Black Manhattan
Favourite at Home Drink | Some homemade spiced rum
Favourite bar in the world | Navy Strength (Seattle)
Best known for | Making weird tiki riffs and wearing loud shirts
Favourite “at work” memory | I basically lit myself on fire one time. Everything was okay after the initial shock wore off, but one of the servers ran to the office because she said she needed to get that on video. She thanked me because she said she was having a hard timing waking up and getting in the ‘zone’.

What do you collect? Memes
Favourite thing about your city? There’s a lot to do, seems like a niche culture for almost everything here, and getting around isn’t too bad compared to other big cities.
What was the last photo that you took? Plants at the store for a friend who collects
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Tokyo
Any claims to fame? PDXCW19, done a few popups; my Virago one actually got our local Safe Bars chapter funded!

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
Find them: Rose Gold Beverage
Media: RICHMOND MAG – Fall Feelings
STYLE WEEKLY – Caffeinated Cocktails A survey of Richmond coffee drinks on the fall menu


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