Andreas Nilsson






Brass Monkey, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Stagger Lee - Berlin, Apotheque & Soda Bar – Lyon, Gin Bus at The Serpentine Bar & Kitchen – London, a summer day.


Mai Tai - Trader Vic

Bad ass barman/rock n roll moment?

When we forgot to remove the cling film that we put on the staff toilet seat, right before Patrick Swayze came storming into our back of house, to take a piss. Luckily he used the second cubicle. It ended up with all of us sharing a bottle of champagne and a laugh.

Ever done it on a bar?

In a bar, but not on a bar. Unfortunately.

What's next for you?

Berlin Rum Festival & Bar convention 8-12th October. I always have a blast in Berlin. Their bartenders are very professional and innovative. And after a few hard benders in Germany, heading back to start the renovation of my own bar, with my dear brother, which we will open this winter, if the Gods are with us.

Best/worst chat up lines you've heard at a bar?

Worst: Probably when the Danish Prince Joakim tried to get my ex girlfriend in bed by offering her BOILED EGGS? She managed to get a pizza at his palace, and then his driver drove her home. I think he questions his mojo still. Best: "Hi there, May I buy you a Zombie?" Nailed, probably unwillingly.

Tell us a secret or something we don't know?

My friend Niklas party trick is to produce milk from his left nipple. It’s breath taking, but somehow funny.

If you were to make a barchick cocktail, what would you put in it?

I would do something that looks sexy, but has a sting, a drink with balls and character. As I remember you gals when visiting my bar. OK, enough with the buttering-up :). It would be: 25ml/25ml Wray & Nephew & Appleton V/X 20ml Lemon Juice 20ml Unsweetened Pineapple Juice 2bsp Cinnamon Syrup 1bsp Orgeat And I would call it, The Shemale!

How do you like your Martini?

Classic gin martini with Martin Miller, or maybe a Specific Martini with Purity Vodka (vodka, bar-spoon of D.O.M Benedictine and few Gibson onions) . I prefer Martinis short and therefore cold from first to last sip. This size makes you be able to consume more of them or different kinds.

What did you want to be as a kid?

A chef, until my father nagged on me about the low salary and late working hours. See where I ended up. Ha!