Who | Patricia Jeanson
Where | Montréal, Canada
Current Bar | La Distillerie & Festival Invasion Cocktail
Past Bar(s) | Having fun at La Distillerie since 2014
Favourite Spirit | Scotch
Favourite Juice | Homemade mushroom and flower syrup
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Martini
Favourite Part of the Job | Invent cocktail creations inspired by people’s stories, music and films.
Favourite After Work Drink | Martini with Radoune mushroom’s gin from Gaspésie or a glass of Chardonnay-nay-nay!
Favourite at Home Drink | Straight bourbon
Favourite bar in the world | Every birthday, I take myself on a solo date to Mckibbins Irish Pub – It’s a tradition! When we enter this cozy bar, the walls tell us stories!
Best known for | Creating conceptual cocktails photos & videos and welcoming guests as if they were at home.
Favourite “at work” memory | The time I met this giant puppet puppeteer who was actually Jacno’s teenage best friend, from the 80s French electro pop group Eli & Jacno – A musical inspiration for me.
What do you collect? Glasses, nature sounds, dried flowers and ghost stories.
Favourite thing about your city? Music scenes such as noise, post-punk and black metal as well as all byob venues but above all the proximity to nature.
What was the last photo that you took? A cocktail in the woods near the river.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? I would love to visit the old castles of Ireland and meet the regular customers of the local Irish pubs to hear their stories.
Any claims to fame? Co-organize the largest cocktail festival in Quebec, Invasion Cocktail and make the entire community of bartenders and restaurants shine. Pulling the strings of cocktail events both behind the bar and on our social media platforms.
Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Peychaud’s
Singapore or San Francisco? San Francisco
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit
Are you available for freelance gigs? Always up for adventure!
Find them: Instagram
Media: SPIRITS HUNTERS – 10 mixologists from Quebec you should know
INVASION COCKTAIL – SURFIN’ MTL – A CREATION BY PATRICIA JEANSON IN COLLABORATION WITH TOURISME MONTRÉAL
NIGHTLIFE.CA – 13 Quebec mixologist accounts to follow on Instagram!
LA PRESSE – Mix Quebec
LA PRESSE – Cocktail invasion in five stages
RED LIPS TALK – MEETING WITH PATRICIA JEANSON, MADE WITH LOVE FINALIST