David Rippen

Düsseldorf, Germany
Nationality: German
Bar: Square Bar

“Beverage preferences of a specific area or city.”
– David Rippen about Urban Drinking

When did you start bartending?

What’s your favourite drink of all time?

What’s your top bar recommendation? One bar you have been to, one you have not been to yet.
Been to: Victoria Bar (Berlin)
Have to visit: Bar Gabány (München)

What helps against hangovers?
Beer again.

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

What is your favourite travel destination?
Great Britain.

What is your current favourite tune on your playlist when traveling?
Boys of Summer – Ataris.

If you wouldn’t be in hospitality, what would you do?
That’s a good question …

What’s your favourite ingredient?
I like every ingredient.

What does “Urban Drinking” mean to you?
Beverage preferences of a specific area or city.

What is modern bar culture about?
Working with classic cocktails but with contemporary techniques.

What is the next big bar trend?
Unaltered drinks


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