Name: Josh Crocker

Bar: College Hill Sundries

Age: 30

Where are you from?

Born in Memphis, Tennessee and raised in Muskegon, Michigan.

How long have you been bartending?

Nine years.

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.

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