Iron Bartender is back! Each Sunday night from 5:30-6:30 we’re pitting Aspen’s best bartenders in a head-to-head competition in the Terrace Bar. The winner will receive a trip to “Tales of The Cocktail” in New Orleans to party with some of America’s greatest cocktail creators.
This Sunday, it’s Strider from the J-bar and Kayla from Jimmy’s. Whose Cocktail Will Reign Supreme?
In your mind what is one of the most underrated spirits? Gin. It should be at the top of everyone’s list of spirits to drink.
If you could sit down and have a drink with 3 people living or dead who would it be? My pop Steve, my brother Conor and Hunter S. Thompson
What is something you would never be caught drinking? Vodka
What is your favorite winter cocktail? Negroni
What is your sign? Leo
What cocktail would best describe your personality? A Manhattan. Because I’m old, sweet and strong.
What is your favorite drink to make at your bar? Otra Palabra
If we were to buy you a drink what would it be? Hemingway Daiquiri
If you could sit down and have a drink with 3 people living or dead who would it be? Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Bordaine, Ron Cooper
What is your strategy for victory in the Iron Bartender Competition? Cleavage
What would your last supper be? Appetizer: Grilled cheese and Tomato soup Entrée: Braised short rib with Mushroom Risotto Dessert: Blueberry Bread Pudding with Dolce de Leche Caramel sauce served with cinnamon gelato
What cocktail would best describe your personality? Champagne Cocktail (Classy, Sweet and Bubbly… With a twist!!)