Published on February 24th, 2014 | by TLV News


Know Your Bartender: Trent Coleman

Column Header Know Your BartenderName: Trent Coleman

Hometown: Coffeeville, Mississippi

Bars where you have worked: Easier to ask where I haven’t worked (currently Bar Manager at Round Table on the Square)

In your experience, what is the most common reason to have a drink? Aside from being awake? Um…Ole Miss lost, or won I guess?

What’s your favorite ingredient or flavor combination? Jägermeister and unbridled happiness. It’s like the laughter of children.

What is your most essential bar tool? Gots to gots to have my bar key

TrentBartenderWhere’s your favorite spot to sip in Oxford/your hometown? You know where I go.

What are your personal specialties? Jäger bombs, and I make a mean Flintstones push pop drink.

What do you wish people would order more often? Less often? More whiskey, less fireball. I’m over this while fireball thing, to be honest.

Early alcohol experience: Sneaking Coors Light from the fridge.

Most famous customer you’ve ever served: Toss up between Keith Sanders or Trent Lott…definitely Keith Sanders

Who would you most like to have a drink with; where and what would you imbibe? Grumpy cat, on a kitchen counter, with a water bowl of white Russian.

What have you been listening to this year? Marshall Mathers LP 2. And I’m fairly obsessed with the Fun album Some Nights.

Favorite movie of all time: Say Anything starring one John Cusack

Favorite sport & team: The NBA’s Boston Celtics

Who’s your favorite Rebel? Keith Carter. One of the all time great shooters, hands down.

Read any good books lately? “I Am America: The Russ Green Story” by Lyndsey Pye

What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen in your bar lately? Getting to explain to a 21-year-old what Kansas City is. Seriously.

Where would you be if you weren’t behind a bar? Modeling, obviously. Or in a kitchen…probably in a kitchen.

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