Thomas Naughton

Thomas Naughton | Bartender Atlas

Who | Thomas Naughton
Where | Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Current Bar | Baijiu
Past Bar(s) | The Middle Spoon/Noble (Halifax)
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon
Favourite Juice | Apple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Corpse Reviver #2
Favourite Part of the Job | The look on someone’s face when they first try a cocktail
Favourite After Work Drink | Beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Red wine
Favourite bar in the world | The Golden Tiki (Las Vegas)
Best known for | Training people to be better than I am.
Favourite “at work” memory | Running out of every backup syrup opening before the night we broke our sales record.

What do you collect? Menus I’ve contributed to
Favourite thing about your city? The winter doesn’t feel like the tundra.
What was the last photo that you took? My dog wrapping herself in a curtain so she looks like she’s wearing a veil.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? New York City
Any claims to fame? Was 0.15 seconds off national level swim times when I was 15, then blew out my ankle playing basketball and couldn’t swim anymore.

Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco (but actually Lambrusco)
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
Find them: Instagram