Name: Ian Baker

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Nationality: Filipino/Irish

Birthday: May 27

Sign: Gemini

Where You Bartend: Sasa Walnut Creek

How Many Years Bartending: 7

Favorite Cocktail: Martinez

Favorite Beer: Racer 5 IPA

Favorite Shot: Jameson

Favorite Bar In The World To Have A Drink: Bard & Banker, Victoria, BC


Ian’s Own Signature Cocktail: Black Betty

(*1st place Bay Area Bartender Derby*)

  • muddle 2 blackberries with 5-6 mint leaves
  • 2 oz. George Dickel White
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz. maple syrup
  • 1 egg white

Preparation: Shake vigorously without ice for 5-10 seconds. Add ice & re-shake. Double strain into chilled coupe glass. Garnish with mint leaf.