Riley Patterson

Riley Patterson | Bartender Atlas

Who | Riley Patterson
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Library Bar
Past Bar(s) | Bar Sazerac (Hamilton), The Mule (Hamilton), Mai Pai (Hamilton)
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Paper Plane
Favourite Part of the Job | Socializing and talking about spirits/liquor
Favourite After Work Drink | Beer and a shot
Favourite at Home Drink | Mexican mule
Favourite bar in the world | Atwater Cocktail Club (Montréal)
Best known for | Being the question master
Favourite “at work” memory | I hide tiny rubber ducks at most of the bars I’ve worked at

What do you collect? Tiny rubber ducks
Favourite thing about your city? The art and food scene
What was the last photo that you took? Meme screenshot
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Peru
Any claims to fame? I have hidden tiny ducks around Hamilton bars, when I was told “no more ducks” I switched to tiny pigs.

Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit

Are you available for freelance gigs? Occasionally
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