Who | Jake Hewitt
Where | Calgary, Canada
Current Bar | Dutton’s Lounge / Club Restaurant
Past Bar(s) | Allot Dining, Candella Lounge, National, Pig & Duke Pub
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Orange
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Boulevardier
Favourite Part of the Job | The creative freedom!
Favourite After Work Drink | Gin, Ginger, Pressed
Favourite at Home Drink | Phillips Blue Buck Ale
Favourite bar in the world | Milk Tiger (Calgary)
Best known for | Working when I’m not working, the guaranteed home bartender for any occasion.
Favourite “at work” memory | The after-hours bonding. The kind that only industry will understand.
What do you collect? Bar Blades
Favourite thing about your city? It will always be home.
What was the last photo that you took? Maybe a selfie… or my dog. But probably a libation.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Spain
Any claims to fame? Regional Winner – Jameson Barrelmen’s Competition 2015
Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit
Are you available for freelance gigs? Potentially
Find them: Instagram
Media: Calgary Herald – Candela Lounge bartender likens a good cocktail to a good story
Calgary Herald – New bars and drink lists keep Calgary’s cocktail scene hopping
Drink-Play-Love – Drink of the Week: Aeronautics