So This Customer Says To The Bartender...

Behind the Bar-A +A
Published: 10/04/2011

We put up with a lot behind the bar.

So what pushes your buttons or gets on your nerves? Is it the undeserved bad tip? The rude, condescending or demanding customer? The same-barstool, same-drink, same-conversation, same-old-boring regular? Or do the little things just add up? Sometimes you probably wonder why you became a bartender in the first place.

Before finding another line of work or developing that uncontrollable twitch, here’s how a few experienced bartenders deal with it:

Water off your back