Brett Esler

Brett Esler

Name: Brett Esler

Hometown: Wauconda, IL

Nationality: American

Birthday: May 3rd

Sign: Taurus

Where You Bartend: Whisler’s – Austin, TX

How Many Years Bartending: 3+

Favorite Cocktail: Totally depends on the mood

Favorite Beer: Abita Strawberry Harvest Lager

Favorite Shot: The Snaquiri

Favorite Bar In The World To Have A Drink: Some unknown establishment that I’ve yet to venture into yet…

Brett’s Own Signature Cocktail: England’s First Love Affair

England's First Love Affair

England’s First Love Affair


  • 4-5 Muddled mint leaves
  • 2 oz. Broker’s Gin
  • 3/4 oz. Fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz. B.G. Reynolds Orgeat
  • 1 full egg white

Glass: Coupe

Garnish: Mint sprig

Preparation: Add 4-5 mint leaves into a building pint and gently muddle. Then add the rest of the ingredients mentioned above. Give a hard dry shake (without ice) for a good 20 seconds. Proceed to add ice to the shaker and shake for another 10-12 seconds. Double strain through a fine mesh strainer into a coupe glass and garnish with 1 mint sprig.