Samuel Jimenez

Samuel Jimenez | Bartender Atlas

Who | Samuel Jimenez
Where | Hayward, California, USA
Current Bar | Blind Tiger
Past Bar(s) | The Interval at Long Now (San Francisco)
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal
Favourite Juice | POG!
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Daiquiri
Favourite Part of the Job | The people. The ones beside you & the ones in front of you. It wouldn’t be nearly as amazing without the people.
Favourite After Work Drink | A neat pour of amaro
Favourite at Home Drink | Tecate with lime
Favourite bar in the world | Multiple: Prizefighter (Emeryville, CA), Big Bar (Los Angeles, CA), Pepe le Moko (Portland, OR), Bar Raval (Toronto)
Best known for | Professional wrestling references
Best story from behind the wood | Too many. But they probably involved myself and Jeremy Kantor behind the bar on Saturday & Sunday mornings at The Interval.

What do you collect? Ankles (basketball reference)
Favourite thing about your city? About Hayward: the diversity. About Oakland: the soul.
What was the last photo that you took? A photo of a bar.
Where was your last vacation? A vacation without involving the industry? Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Red or White? Red
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Cointreau
London or Paris? London
Glass or Tin? Tin

Are you available for freelance gigs? Available for whatever you need
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