Sammy Walfisch

Vienna, Austria
Nationality: Austrian
Bar: Moby Dick


“The curious look at basic ingredients and preparations.”
Sammy on modern barkeeping

When did you start bartending?

What’s your favourite drink of all time?
Lady Bird.

What’s your favourite ingredient of your origin?
Currently: Rowanberry & Lovage.

What helps against hangovers?
Alka – Seltzer.

What are you always travelling with, that is not related to bartending?
A book.

What’s your top bar recommendation? One bar you have been to, one you have not been to yet.
Been to: Parfumerie (Vienna),
Have to visit: Truffle Pig (Berlin)

What is modern bar culture about?
The curious look at basic ingredients and products.

What is the next big bar trend?
Big trends rarely arrive in Vienna. But when they do, it’s bitter, amaro & vermouth.

If you wouldn’t be in hospitality, what would you do?
Then I would be in the music business.

What is your favourite travel destination?

What is your current favourite tune on your playlist when traveling?
Dendemann – Zeitumstellung.



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