Where are you from?
I’m from York.
Where do you/have you worked?
“The Blind Swine”, here in York.
How do you like your Martini?
50ml Beefeater 24
10ml Cocchi Americano
A Sazerac with a glass of Champagne on the side.
Bad ass barman/Rock n Roll moment?
Chucking David Guest out of my local. Seriously.
Ever done it on a bar?
Yeah, it was really shit.
What's next for you?
Finalising a drink concept based on the aroma of rain hitting warm earth.
Best/worst chat up lines you've heard at a bar?
Best: “Get your coat…I’ve got a knife”.
Worst: “I’ve got cheap-list for Circus of Horrors, if you fancy it?”.
What did you want to be as a kid?
Taller than my Dad.
Tell us a secret or something we don't know?
I fucking hate Manhattans.
If you were to make a barchick cocktail, what would you put in it?
It’s called “This Is What Happens When you Treat People Badly” (Although I’m quite sure BarChick would never treat anyone badly):
10ml Peychauds Bitters
25ml Egg White
25ml Calamansi Juice
15ml Caramelised Sugar Syrup
3 Drops Kosher Saline Solution
Dry Shake. Wet shake. Fine Strain into High-Ball. Top with Soda. Garnish with Large Grapefruit Twist.