Nathan Head

Nathan Head

Photo by Tieran Green

Who | Nathan Head
Where | Calgary, Canada
Current Bar | Milk Tiger Lounge and Proof Cocktail Bar
Past Bar(s) | Ming Eat Drink, Melrose Cafe and Bar, Bow River Barley Mill
Favourite Spirit | Canadian Whisky
Favourite Juice | Lemon Juice
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Manhattan
Favourite Part of the Job | The people I work with
Favourite After Work Drink | A beer and a Manhattan
Favourite at Home Drink | A glass of rosé wine
Favourite bar in the world | Le Mal Neccesaire (Montreal)
Best known for | Helping to put Calgary’s cocktail scene on the map.
Best story from behind the wood | The one time that I heard two regulars that met here, moved to another city together and wound up getting married. So happy that I could be a part of that.

What do you collect? Obscure liquor and spirits
Favourite thing about your city? The sense of community, that we are in this together
What was the last photo that you took? A picture of my new kitten.
Where was your last vacation? What’s a vacation? Does Tales of the Cocktail count? Because my liver feels like that was work.
Any claims to fame? A couple of cocktail competition wins, having Milk Tiger named one of the 30 best bars in the world.

Belt or suspenders? Belt
Fernet or Cynar? Cynar in the afternoon, Fernet after dark.
New Orleans or New York City? New York, but only for Brooklyn.
Glass or Tin? Tin.

Are you available for freelance gigs? Always, I will bartender anywhere.
Find him: Instagram