Helen Panyushkina

Helen Panyushkina | Bartender Atlas

Who | Helen Panyushkina
Where | Winnipeg, Canada
Current Bar | Forth Bar
Past Bar(s) | Albert Street Cocktail Company
Favourite Spirit | Amari
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Daiquiri
Favourite Part of the Job | Genuinely enjoying the work that I do and the people that I’m lucky enough to do it with.
Favourite After Work Drink | A shot of Fernet followed by a gin & tonic.
Favourite at Home Drink | A wet gin martini with 1000 olives or a glass of red wine
Favourite bar in the world | The Black Lodge (Vancouver)
Best known for | Being sassy and having bangs.
Favourite “at work” memory | Aaron Paul smiling at me as we walked past each other in the hallway. Also making “Jäger Bombs” with Wray & Nephew Overproof and tropical flavoured Red Bull at one of our infamous staff parties.

What do you collect? Tacky thrifted paintings of cats, dogs, and landscapes.
Favourite thing about your city? The people that live here.
What was the last photo that you took? A beautiful snapshot of my dear coworkers/friends Matt and Emma wearing matching snow suits and admiring the sunset.
Where was last place you traveled? Vancouver
Any claims to fame? A couple of years ago Imbibe reposted one of my cocktails on their Instagram which was like pretty cool or whatever. I also manage the Instagram for Forth Bar which is looking pretty crispy as of late.

Lager or IPA? Lager. The only time I ingest IPA’s is when they’re being used as an ingredient in a cocktail.
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkling
Miami or Mexico City? Mexico City
Olive or Twist? Olives AND a twist 😉

Are you available for freelance gigs? Why not!
Find her: Instagram


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