Sam Treadway

Sam Treadway | Bartender Atlas

Who | Sam Treadway
Where | Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
Current Bar | backbar
Past Bar(s) | Eastern Standard (Boston), Drink (Boston), Cheers (Boston)
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Sazerac
Favourite Part of the Job | Taking care of my guests
Favourite After Work Drink | Kitten Ameowrgo (Rittenhouse Whiskey mixed with Amaro Montenegro)
Favourite at Home Drink | Whiskey neat
Favourite bar in the world | Sherry Butt (Paris) or Paradiso (Barcelona)
Best known for | I think I’m best known as “Sherry Sam” because most cocktails I create involve sherry.
Favourite “at work” memory | Spilling three Ramos Gin Fizzes all over myself at the same time

What do you collect? Smiles
Favourite thing about your city? The people
What was the last photo that you took? Picture of the “drink of the week” for Instagram
Where was last place you traveled? Singapore, Vietnam and Bali
Any claims to fame? I’ve done a lot of cocktail competitions

Lager or IPA? Lager
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkling
Miami or Mexico City? Mexico City
Olive or Twist? Both

Are you available for freelance gigs? Sometimes if the price is right
Find him: Instagram
Media: The Food Lens – Q&A: Sam Treadway of backbar


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