We interviewed bartender Ivan Arana, talked about his bartending career and how his video for the Best Confinement Tuto brought memories from his beginnings as a bartender.

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SPIRITS HUNTERS: 1. Where are you originally from?

Ivan Arana: Mexico


2 – How long have you been a bartender?

Bartender for 4 years.


3 – What brought you to the world of bartending / what inspired you to become a bartender?

Originally I started in high school making cocktails for my friends at the parties. Then it turned to being something I really love.


4 – What have you discovered about yourself being a bartender?

Patience and constance, I think bartending teaches this two values.


5 – How is the situation in your city/country regarding Covid?

People are still afraid to go out, and others just don’t care, so the situation is kind of complex.


6 – What inspired you to make the video you’ve sent us for the Confinement Bartender Contest?

I was inspired due to the situation and got my crafting brain to work on a recipe that would bring me back to my high school summer memories.


7 – Is your bar open today?

I don’t work at my previous bar anymore.


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.


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