Featured Bartender: Trish Gavin

TrishWe sat down with Trish Gavin at Hewing Hotel to talk about her work, what she’s listening to and advice for the home bartender. She was even nice enough to share her favorite Gimlet recipe.

When did you begin your bartending career?
1997.

What is your favorite bar right now? And why?
Spoon & Stable for their great hospitality and great drinks.

Where can we find your drinks?
Hewing Hotel in Minneapolis.

What album are you listening to at the moment?
Everything Billie Holiday.

What is one piece of advice you have for home cocktail enthusiasts?
Ask questions. If you see a spirit you don’t know at a bar, ask about it. Figure out what you like and don’t be afraid to question the bartender about spirits.

What drink do you want on your bed stand when you wake up?
Champagne.

If you didn’t bartend, what other career path might you have chosen? Microbiology/Pathology/Biochemistry.

Please share a favorite recipe that uses a Bittercube product.

Cherry Bark Vanilla Gimlet
3/4 oz Lime juice
3/4 oz Simple syrup
2 oz Broker’s Gin
2 dashes (or droppers) Bittercube Cherry Bark Vanilla bitters

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake. Strain into glass and garnish with a lime wheel. Enjoy!

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