The Heads & Tales bar is the home of Edinburgh Gin, and it's also where Richard found today's Edinburgh Barstar, Tomas Germanavicius, a Lithuanian who's a dab hand at mixing up a cocktail.
Name: Tomas Germanavicius
Bar: Heads & Tales
Background: Born in Kaunas, Lithuania. Finished high school and worked for the Phoenix Group in their commercial department before moving to London six years ago. There he worked in a pubs, found the ‘1000 Cocktails’ book and discovered his vocation in life. To learn about cocktails he moved to The Mint Leaf, Piccadilly, then the Park Lane Hilton before moving to Edinburgh, chasing women. After working in several bars in town he was asked to become assistant manager at Heads & Tales.
Ambition: To do things he has never done before. “The best plan is no plan. Choose life.”
Favourite Drink: Sazerac