Erin Brosius proves the drink selection at Saloon 151 is about a lot more than just an incredible whiskey list.
How long have you been working at Saloon? For three years this summer. I started off serving and then I started bartending two years ago.
What shifts do you work? I work Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from about 6pm to 2am.
What do you like about the night crowd? I love it fast-paced, especially when mixing shots. I really love mixing Pink Starbursts. It’s vanilla vodka with watermelon pucker, Sprite, and sour mix.
What do you like about bartending here? It’s totally different than serving. I’m a really social person, so I love talking to people. That’s the easiest part of the job, engaging with customers. And it’s just fun mixing up a fun drink.
Which fun drinks? I love mixing margaritas! We also have our homemade apple pie moonshine, which is apple pie moonshine, ginger ale, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice in it. It’s so good! It’s a little fruity, but you still get the apple pie taste.
Is that your go-to drink? I honestly drink Captain and Waters, and my go-to for shots is Rumple Minze everytime!
Have you bartended anywhere else before? Nope. I learned how to bartend here. I’ve served since I was 16 and worked at a diner in Chadds Ford for 9 years. Once I graduated from WCU in 2015, I started working here.
What did you go to school for? I was a Public Health and Health Promotion major. I’m trying to go back for nursing, so I’m deciding what school I want to go too. And on the side, I’ve played rugby for 12 years now. I played for WCU when I went, and now I play for the Brandywine Rugby Club
What else do you like about bartending? It’s a different story every time. We also have a lot of customers who come for the whiskey selection and it’s a lot of older businessmen who come from Australia, England, and so many different places. It’s really cool to hear about their lifestyles.
Read the rest of the article in our May “Summer Style” issue!