Meet the cocktail expert: Alexander Kovaliuk

In our section “Meet the cocktail expert” we present  some people in the cocktail industry you should meet… We kindly asked them to present themselves and to share their favorite cocktail with us. Cheers!!

Today we present you Alexander Kovaliuk


Alexander is living in Kiev, Ukraine. He is working for eight years as a bartender.
He is the bar manager of Narikela HUB and HYPE Bar. He is also to founder of the School Bartenders – FLAIR STYLE. He has been rewarded as the Ukarainian champion in flair bartending and as multiple winner in mixology.

Favorite cocktail

He’s favorite cocktail is the Scottish Hope.

The history of this cocktail and the name are closely linked with the Scottish values and traditions of the Dewar family. Their life story, their perseverance and their confidence in their work inspired Alexander to create this cocktail.


  • 40ml – Dewar’s 12 Year Old
  • 50ml – Heering Cherry Liquer
  • 20ml – Lapsang Souchong Tea
  • 10ml – Fresh Lemon juice
  • 1dash – Aztec Chocolate Bitters


The Scottish Hope cocktail is stirred and served in a nice wine glass. Use some cotton to garnish your Scottish Hope.

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