Who | Matthew McIntyre
Where | St. Augustine, Florida, USA
Current Bar | The Ice Plant
Past Bar(s) | Odd Birds, Barley Republic
Favourite Spirit | Whisk(e)y
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Last Word
Favourite Part of the Job | Educating guests while providing a fun environment.
Favourite After Work Drink | Shot of Fernet Branca
Favourite at Home Drink | Daiquiri
Favourite bar in the world | I am a big fan of The Aviary in Chicago. I read that book so much and am a huge fan of Grant Achatz.
Best known for | I probably am most known for my whiskey knowledge and cocktails. We have a huge selection at work and I have a fun fact about 90% of them.
Favourite “at work” memory | Meeting my future girlfriend years ago, whom I live and work with at the Ice Plant to this day.
What do you collect? Bar coins (like fernet) and enamel pins, shoutout to Nick, Shannon, and Matt, at Mover & Shaker!
Favourite thing about your city? The community is very tight knit. We are a culinary town with some great craft cocktail bars.
What was the last photo that you took? Of my chocolate lab, Valerie.
Where was last place you traveled? Asheville, North Carolina
Any claims to fame? I can shake things. I can stir things. I can breathe fire. I won the Dalmore cocktail competition for St. Augustine and went to the finals and won as well.
Lager or IPA? It depends! I love beer, and sometimes I want a nice refreshing lager, some times I want a hoppy bitter triple IPA.
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkling
Miami or Mexico City? Mexico City!
Olive or Twist? Twist
Are you available for freelance gigs? I am for part time gigs
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Media: MAVENHAL – THE DALMORE FINALS COCKTAIL COMPETITION