Who | Kaelyn Brandt
Where | Los Angeles, California, USA
Current Bar | Hatchet Hall
Past Bar(s) | Strongwater (Anaheim), Table and Imperial (Asheville, NC), Saloon (Boston, MA), Spoon & Stable (Minneapolis, MN)
Favourite Spirit | Foursquare 2008 12-Year
Favourite Juice | Piña
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Lion’s Tale
Favourite Part of the Job | God I love finding someone’s new favorite drink, especially if it converts them to a spirit they thought they didn’t like, or didn’t know they liked yet.
Favourite After Work Drink | Four Roses with a little Monte & an Ichiban on ice
Favourite at Home Drink | Negroni Sbagliato (with prosecco)
Favourite bar in the world | Watching the crew behind Death & Co NYC for the first time seriously set my standards.
Best known for | 50-ingredient cocktail components no one else wants to prep; see me for a killer house falernum.
Favourite “at work” memory | Three days after a tornado hit our East Nashville neighborhood, we were one of the few buildings with power in the area. We held a barbecue for over 500 people, and kept the only lights for about a mile in any direction going.
What do you collect? Cities.
Favourite thing about your city? It’s not Minneapolis.
What was the last photo that you took? Of the wall of skulls at Noble Experiment, where we visited for our anniversary.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Singapore
Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Ango
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Piña
Are you available for freelance gigs? You bet your butt I am.
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