The Dead Rabbit
New York, NY, US
ft. Jillian Vose and Jack McGarry
The Dead Rabbit opened in 2013, the brainchild of Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry. Sean is admired/feared (take your pick) throughout the bar world for his vision, drive and insane attention to detail. So is Jack. Jack is also the youngest-ever holder of the International Bartender of the Year title.
Jillian Vose, who joined the team in 2014, has regularly been named among the best bartenders in America. Her encyclopedic drinks knowledge and phenomenal technical skills are known and revered throughout the world.
The bar has been named the World’s Best (twice), and has won dozens of other national and international awards (many also more than once). It operates an exceptionally rigorous staff training and education program covering every aspect of drinks preparation and bar technique, through to spirits and cocktail history, service and hospitality.
The Dead Rabbit comprises the Taproom – conceived as the world’s best modern Irish pub – and the Parlor, or cocktail cathedral. One of the team’s many obsessions (quality, service, hospitality, Guinness) is a passion for Irish whiskey, and is dedicated to spreading knowledge and enthusiasm for uisce beatha – ‘the water of life.’
And on top of all that, the place is home to the largest collection of Irish whiskeys in the United States.