Bartenders

Tim Laferla

Type

Bartenders

WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

Perth, Australia.

WHERE DO YOU/HAVE YOU WORKED?

Currently: Charlie Parker Past: Mr Coopers House & Garden (Manchester, UK) & Mechanics Institute (Perth, Australia).

FAVORITE BARS?

Shady Pines (Sydney), Black Pearl (Melbourne), Happiness Forgets (London), The Dead Rabbit (New York) & Employees Only (New York).

FAVOURITE DRINK?

Beer and a shot of American Whiskey

Bad ass barman/rock n roll moment?

Laybacks of 4 different kinds of tequila at once in Edinburgh at the Centinela Tequila competition on my birthday, then later passing out and sticking my head in a plate of food in the middle of a restaurant. Power napped, then back on it later on.

Ever done it on a bar?

A gentleman never tells.

What's next for you?

Moving to London to keep on slinging drinks.

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

Worst: Want to go 50-50 on a rape charge? Best: Can't say, I'm saving that one for a rainy day!

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

I was once a semi-pro ten pin bowler, and Australia Rules Football Ref.

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

Something fruity, sassy and a little bit spicy. Chipotle infused Reposado Tequila, Campari, Apricot Puree, Lime, Sugar, Egg White. Boom!

How do you like your Martini?

Throw away gin, vermouth and olives. Drink bourbon or tequila instead.

What did you want to be as a kid?

Sonic the Hedgehog.