Competition winner portrait
Q and A with the winner
Her Majesty's Secret Service, Bristol
Favourite industry book:
Batched & Bottled by Max & Noel Venning
Personal industry icon:
Where would you guest shift?
Any tin-only bar, somewhere tropical!
Where do you find inspiration?
At home, baking. Outside, nature.
To have a full head of hair at 65.
Single or double strain?
Single, because texture is important
Alternate career if not a bartender?
Favourite non-industry icon?
Favourite non-Industry Book?
Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes.
The winning serve
The 1698 Martini
- 50 ml No.3 London Dry Gin
- 20 ml Blend of 1698 (1 part lemon orange cordial with cardamom angelica root and juniper with 4 parts coffee flower tea.
Glass: Nick & Nora with gold ribbon around stem; Garnish: Orange zest; Method: Stirred down.
- 60ml/2oz No.3 London Dry Gin
- 10ml /0.3oz Dry Vermouth
- 1 lemon
Stir over ice in a mixing glass and strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with lemon twist.Discover