James Burt

James Burt | Bartender Atlas

Who | James Burt
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Steam Whistle Brewery
Past Bar(s) | Agency bartending
Favourite Spirit | Cachaca, Irish Whiskey
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Whiskey Sour
Favourite Part of the Job | Steam Whistle Brewery
Favourite After Work Drink | Caipirinha
Favourite at Home Drink | Home brewed ale
Favourite bar in the world | The Granite Brewery (Toronto)
Best known for | Martinis and ‘basic-bar-rail-improvised cocktails’
Favourite “at work” memory | Improvising birthday cocktails with gummy bears–clients complimented that the performance was ‘killer’

What do you collect? Whiskies and books
Favourite thing about your city? Vibrant arts, culinary, and sports activities
What was the last photo that you took? A funny billboard in Mississauga that was removed
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Italy
Any claims to fame? Improvised songs while mixing drinks

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes, absolutely
Find him: Instagram