I never know how to answer this question, but I grew up in Winchester and my dad is Iranian.
Now, The Alchemist. Previously Leeds, the Northern Quarter in Manchester, Plymouth, Winchester and once star-tended for a month in Malia.... That was blurry.
Anything hidden away with stairs leading to it. And as few windows as possible.
A Glenfarclas 15yr and a can of Hobo after a 13 hour shift.
Crowd surfing, New Years in a tight packed bar dressed as a cowboy holding a bottle of cheap, cheap, cheap tequila. What's not to like?
Bar top? Nothing like a broken boston glass or a misplaced barspoon to spoil the moment. The liquor store, however...
My girlfriend and I plan to find a basement space somewhere for a bar themed around sharing plates and a menu-less cocktail bar.
Best - "Do you want to get yourself a tequila?" Worst - "You're just like Tom Cruise off Cocktail."
Whiskey makes you frisky, gin makes you thin and tequila makes you feel her.
Basically anything pink involving fire or dry ice and garnished ith a strawberry. Called Lady Killer. It would sell out daily. Trust.
With the mere suggestion of vermouth. And either olives or silver skin onions. Basically anything edible.