Who | Nazar Hrab
Where | New York City
Current Bar | Yves
Past Bar(s) | Mercer Kitchen, JoJo
Favourite Spirit | Rye
Favourite Juice | Lemon
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Old Fashioned
Favourite Part of the Job | Educating people, learning amaros, playing with spirits
Favourite After Work Drink | Fernet Branca, Montenegro Amaro
Favourite at Home Drink | Rittenhouse Old Fashioned
Favourite bar in the world | Smith and Mills (New York)
Best known for | Putting dry vermouth into martinis cause otherwise it’s just chilled booze.
Favourite “at work” memory | Meeting couple that was celebrating their 50th anniversary and decided to stay and chat instead of getting a table.
What do you collect? Blantons stoppers, have about 40 of those but not the “S”
Favourite thing about your city? Probably one of the biggest variety of bars in the world.
What was the last photo that you took? Sage Old Fashioned for my Instagram
Where was last place you traveled? Greece
Any claims to fame? Did the De Gustibus pop-up dinner. First restaurant to pare 5 course dinner with cocktails instead of wine. Banged out 250 cocktails in less than 2 hours. Dinner was for 45 people.
Lager or IPA? Lager
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkling
Miami or Mexico City? Mexico City
Olive or Twist? Twist
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes, love those
Find him: Instagram