Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly | Bartender Atlas

Who | Joe Kelly
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Civil Liberties and Gift Shop
Past Bar(s) | Bar Pompette, Marked/Corsair, Boxcar Social
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Gin Martini
Favourite Part of the Job | Making people smile (hopefully..)
Favourite After Work Drink | A small glass of ice water and then a crispy beer and a pour of something delicious.
Favourite at Home Drink | Freezer martini, jar of olives on the side.
Favourite bar in the world | Billy Sunday (Chicago, IL) or A Bar with Shapes for a Name (London, UK)
Best known for | Being that bartender that’s actually in the Toronto Symphony
Favourite “at work” memory | There’s something almost every night.

What do you collect? Triangles and Amaro
Favourite thing about your city? The cultural diversity.
What was the last photo that you took? Honestly, a yogurt fat washed gin I was messing with. Yikes..
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Japan
Any claims to fame? I move like I should break more things than I do.

Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Haven’t visited Singapore so I can’t choose.
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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