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On the Back Bar: A Bartender Podcast for The Drinks Trade

Oct 13, 2020

In this episode of On The Back Bar Podcast, Chris talks to Jay Khan, the co-founder, and director of the agave mecca COA, a specialist basement bar that quickly became a hot topic and destination bar in Asia.

COA opened in 2017 in Hong Kong’s Soho district and landed on Asia’s 50 Best Bars list last year at No.12, bagging the Highest New Entry Award in the process.

Now it sits proudly at No.3 with Khan being recognised in the peer-voted, Altos Bartenders’ Bartender title as part of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020.

Khan spent much of his younger years travelling Mexico learning all there is about the world of Tequila and Mezcal and now educates consumers and bartenders around the world. 

Recently he has been ranked #36 on the Bar World 100 – a list of the world's 100 most influential figures in the bar industry.



Contact info & Resources:

Insta: jaykhan313

Coa Website 


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