Charleston Wine + Food

Meet our third Cocktail Competition finalist, Jeremiah Schenzel, resident bartender at Scarecrow in downtown Charleston. Jeremiah is sure to bring the heat this holiday season with his own rum-inspired, hand-crafted cocktail.  Catch him behind the bar at Scarecrow slinging drinks + be sure to wish him luck in the finals Wednesday, December 7th. 

Q: Where’s your hometown and where do you currently bartend?

A: Carson City, Nevada.  Currently Bartend at Scarecrow and Feathertop

Q: Name of the cocktail you entered in the competition?

A: Of Saints & Sailors

Q: Best bar for drinks with friends?

A: Any place that has good music and bartenders with good attitudes

Q: Favorite drink to make?

A: That’s like picking a favorite child

Q: Best part about being a bartender in Downtown Charleston?

A: The amount of talent that has emerged in the last few years and the comradery amongst the bartenders in this town.

Q: Best-kept bartending secret?

A: Secrets don’t make friends.

Q: Anything you want to say about your three competitors?

A: This certainly is a handsome group.

BONUS Question: Your spirit cocktail.

A: The Last Word.  Perfectly balanced with a touch of weird.  Never expected, but always delicious!

Join us Wednesday, December 7th for our Rum Rum Rudolph Cocktail Crawl to meet all four finalists as they present their one-of-a-kind, rum-centric cocktails. No tickets needed! Information can be found here

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