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.