Bartender of the week – Josh Crocker
Name: Josh Crocker
Bar: College Hill Sundries
Where are you from?
Born in Memphis, Tennessee and raised in Muskegon, Michigan.
How long have you been bartending?
How did you become a bartender?
I was living in Chicago above a bar, and the owner asked me to work for him.
What do you enjoy about bartending?
I love the community aspect and getting to see life through different people’s [eyes] and the knowledge that comes with it.
What’s your favorite drink to make?
I have a few old fashions, boat drinks but mainly whiskey drinks, in general.
What’s your favorite drink to drink?
Fernet and Coke has been my go-to lately, but I switch it up.
What would you recommend as an after-dinner drink?
Old Fashion, Fernet and Coke or Negroni
What’s the craziest thing you’ve seen while bartending?
A man was handing out thousands of dollars.
What’s the best/biggest tip you’ve ever gotten?
It was $500, and it was when I was working in Chicago.