Meet Serena Thurston, Our Best Bartender Nominee From Dram!

Get to know Serena Thurston, the mixologist shaking things up behind the Dram bar.

Raised in Fayetteville, Serena Thurston now tends bar at uberpopular DTR neighborhood bar Dram & Draught. Coming up under the wing of current Bartender of the Year Colby Kress (also a Dram mixologist), she’s set to keep spirits high. Cast your ballot for the master cocktailier via our Best Bartender voting, open now through Dec. 15. And don’t miss Thurston shaking things up at our inaugural Cocktail Classic, presented by The Exchange Raleigh, Nov. 18. … Be sure to nab those tix before they sell out! 

Could Thurston defend this DTR watering hole’s Bartender of the Year title? Your spirited vote could decide…

Fave drink to make?
Amaretto sour

Least fave to make?
Any type of fizz

Your go-to drink order?
Aperol and soda with a lemon

Fave bar (not your own)?
Circa 1888

Fave Raleigh restaurant?
Brewery Bhavana

Fave podcast?
The Basement Yard

Fave cocktail book?
Smuggler’s Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum and the Cult of Tiki

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Angela Brown
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