Who | Shelby Linden
Where | Winnipeg, Canada
Current Bar | SMITH Restaurant; I also work for a private bar service: Bee’s Knees Bar Services
Past Bar(s) | Blaze Lounge
Favourite Spirit | Tequila
Favourite Juice | Pomello
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Bourbon or Whisky Smash
Favourite Part of the Job | Having conversations with many walks of life and introducing people to a cocktail they have never tried.
Favourite After Work Drink | Something neat or beer
Favourite at Home Drink | An amaro in a mini stemmed glass
Favourite bar in the world | Roost (Winnipeg)
Best known for | Being a bitter black coffee queen (fiend)
Best story from behind the wood | Made and enjoyed many whisky old fashions in the gentleman’s lounge at The Wonderful Wedding show. I was everyone’s favorite (duh- free booze + my charisma).
What do you collect? Glassware via thrift stores and books
Favourite thing about your city? It has so much heart. Getting to be a part of the underdog rising is pretty sweet.
What was the last photo that you took? A silver fizz style cocktail I am working on.
Where was your last vacation? Camping in Richer, Manitoba
Any claims to fame? Surviving my youth in Youngstown, Ohio. The ability to eat copious amounts of cake without getting sick. Qualifying/competing at Made With Love. Woohoo!
Red or White? Red
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Grand Marnier
London or Paris? London
Glass or Tin? Tin