Bartenders

Russell Burgess

Type

Bartenders

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

London Town

WHERE DO YOU/HAVE YOU WORKED?

Specific Gravity

FAVORITE BARS?

I am currently Campari UK Rum ambassador but I have worked at Trailer Happiness, The Star Out West, Made in the Shade, Happiness out East, Crobar and El Camion.

FAVOURITE DRINK?

Anything that Wrigley puts in my mouth.

Bad ass barman/rock n roll moment?

Getting 'close' to either Scarlett Johansson or Natalia Vodianova. True stories.

Ever done it on a bar?

Absolutely not, gosh no, I'm a consummate professional.

What's next for you?

Event season is about to go off!

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

"I own a bloody helicopter!" - and he did. Still went home alone though.

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

I may have lied in one of my answers...

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

It's got to be something with Mount Gay Black Barrel, and Manhattan-style: 2 oz Mount Gay Black Barrel 1/2 oz sweet vermouth 2 - 3 dashes of Angostura Bitters a maraschino cherry I'd call it the 'Gay For You'.

How do you like your Martini?

2:1, Gin, olives, winning.

What did you want to be as a kid?

A footballer. It might be too late.