Liquid FusionDeath In The Afternoon. A classic cocktail created by Ernest Hemingway in 1935. "Pour one jigger absinthe into a Champagne glass. Add iced Champagne until it attains the proper opalescent milkiness. Drink three to five of these slowly."
Bar BanterYou know you have had too much absinthe....when you don't blush...you green!
Quote"After the first glass you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world." -- Oscar Wilde...regarding The Green Fairy
Its A Little Known Fact…Absinthe derives its name from wormwood....a primary ingredient...Artemisia Absinthium.
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I believe engaging in practical jokes…or simply just fucking with fellow employees…is an essential aspect of bartending. Pranks…no matter how silly and immature…act as fleeting oases of comic relief while we attempt to emotionally survive another evening in the service … Continue reading
The bar I work at has several blended drinks on the cocktail menu. Like most bartenders, I am not exactly a fan of blender-tending. The tedious process involved in making the equivalent of a slurpee with alcohol is hardly worth … Continue reading
About nine years ago…the owners of the bar I work at put all the bartenders through a three day class from Bar Stars focusing on the technical aspects of the profession…mainly the art of free pouring accurate and various portions … Continue reading
Bartending is an incredibly verbal profession. Every person that bellies up feels obligated to know your name, relationship status, age, nationality, underwear size, etc. It is one of the few jobs where you are basically asked to openly share your … Continue reading
One of the more enjoyable aspects of bartending for me is engaging in practical jokes and various pranks with other employees in the service industry. It’s important to incorporate a bit of fun into the job. A couple of months … Continue reading