A biography of artist bartender Samantha Hoffman of Alameda, California.

Hi, I'm Sam

I build furniture and bar essentials. My designs are simplistic ideas stemming from my own needs as a

drink-slinging, dog-owning, city-dwelling woman. Combining my welding, woodworking and upholstery experience, I build housewares that

highlight the natural beauty of wood,

metal and textures. While I enjoy building pieces meant for a specific space or purpose, my guilty pleasure is building with reclaimed materials and creating one of a kind pieces.  

Bar Interior

I've put together a mobile bar on the back of a 1967 Ford F100 and I've began to drive around and share some small batched concoctions. I love introducing lesser-known classic cocktails to curious patrons and tailoring down a recipe to match a certain palate. I enjoy finding that go-to drink for someone. James Bond has the vodka martini. Carrie Bradshaw has the Cosmopolitian.

Do you have a signature drink?   

 

 

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