Aussie World Class finalist and BarLifeUK contributor Tim Philips sends in some sweaty dispatches from Delhi
It hurts me to say I honestly think i’m going to struggle on this mission. I think I’m addicted to alcohol.
Here’s my top-five cocktails of the last 30 years. Recipes are mine and may have been adapted from the original.
A lot of people ask me what it’s like to compete and be judged ‘Best Bartender in the Country’. A lot of people don’t care. I tell this story to them if they care or not…
Tim Philips gives us his top 5 drinks to avoid in the land of the free.
I’m not going to lie to you and tell you work is fun for me at the moment. Ive always enjoyed going into work and being personable, charming, and happy. That’s because i’ve generally always been really good at what i do.
Along with vintage coca-cola cans, 1993-1996 NBA basketball cards, and jokes about feminists I collect classic cocktail recipes.
I have now been in the big apple for a total of 12 hours. Enough time to land, get a coffee the size of my head, eat a hot dog, drink 15 Miller High-Life’s, pass out and sleep.
Bartenders all around the globe still spend their days off making their own bespoke ingredients for their drinks. This is where I have changed. Do I still do that? No.
Tim Phillips reckons that if you are too up yourself, dedicate your lives to dehydrating unicorn tears, have no regard for being ‘hospitable’ in the hospitality industry, you are rubbish
May 13. The 133rd day of the year. Who cares yeah? Another day, another quid. Well, you’re wrong! Today is World Cocktail Day.
As long as you can buy your beer, pay your rent you can ride all day. This is the life of a Seasonaire.