Smoky the Beer

Tweet I hate smoke. As I sit here in my apartment writing this, it’s wafting in through the open window, making the air thick with stink, dirtying my window sill, contaminating my clothes, and burning the insides of my nostrils. I’ve never understood why anyone would enjoy the taste of that noxious stuff on their […]

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Secrets of the Taproom

Tweet Part 2: Take a Beer Flight Most of us aren’t used to options. We figure that when we go into a bar, there will be—MAYBE—one or two beers we’d consider drinking. A quick scroll over the list and the mind usually starts crossing off possibilities pretty quickly. The first to go is all that […]

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Taking One For The Team

Tweet Most people seem to think that being a bartender is a pretty great job, especially at a place like Bailey’s. What they fail to realize is the level of sacrifice one makes day in and day out to know everything that passes through those tap handles. And as usual, that tyrannical boss of mine […]

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