Bartender Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Al the Bartender” float=”none” width=”100%”]A good bartender has to be part philosopher, part psychiatrist, part psychic.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Angus Winchester” float=”none” width=”100%”]Bartenders want to give you good service, but they also want to give everyone a good service. If the bar is slow, then the bartender will be able to spend more time with you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bruce Tomlinson” float=”none” width=”100%”]A professional bartender is someone who can do his or her best work when he or she doesn’t feel like it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cheryl Charming” float=”none” width=”100%”]Bartenders want to give you good service, but they also want to give everyone a good service. If the bar is slow, then the bartender will be able to spend more time with you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dave Arnold” float=”none” width=”100%”]Bartenders recognize through practice what liquid increments look like in a standard mixing glass.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dave Arnold” float=”none” width=”100%”]For the bartender, the weight of the finished beverage isn’t important but the volume is.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dave Matthews” float=”none” width=”100%”]If I go / Before I’m old / Oh, brother of mine / Please don’t forget me if I go / Bartender, please / Fill my glass for me / With the wine you gave Jesus that set him free / After three days in the ground.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Don Marquis” float=”none” width=”100%”]By the time a bartender knows what drink a man will have before he orders, there is little else about him worth knowing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ernest Rutherford” float=”none” width=”100%”]A theory that you can’t explain to a bartender is probably no damn good.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hal Roach” float=”none” width=”100%”]An American goes into an Irish pub. He said to the bartender, ‘Whiskey and ice.’ The bartender said, ‘There’s no ice.’ The American said, ‘I’ll have water.’ He said, ‘You can’t. The water’s frozen.'[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harry Gordon Johnson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The greatest accomplishment of a bartender lies in his ability to exactly suit his customer. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeffrey Morgenthaler” float=”none” width=”100%”]The professional bartender has the convenience of a daily fresh produce delivery to the restaurant or bar room door.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeffrey Morgenthaler” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s a myth out there that chilling citrus will reduce the yield of juice, so some bartenders leave it on the counter, but you can trust me when I tell you that this is a load of bull.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jim Bishop” float=”none” width=”100%”]A good writer is not, per se, a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender…[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jim Meehan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Bartenders and contemporary cocktail historians must be more transparent about our formulas and practices, in order to preserve them for generations to come.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jim Meehan” float=”none” width=”100%”]That’s the magic of being a bartender— the sleight of hand at play, to hide all the work and serve up all the pleasure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johnny Welsh” float=”none” width=”100%”]People tend to talk openly to bartenders.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maggie Haberman” float=”none” width=”100%”]I was a bartender for four years, and that was the best training that I had for learning how to approach people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ray Foley” float=”none” width=”100%”]A bartender can’t be made overnight, though, and a headful of recipes and facts will get you only so far.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ray Foley” float=”none” width=”100%”]Is it true,’ asked the customer ‘that alcohol makes people able to do things better?’ ‘No,’ replied the bartender, ‘it just makes them less ashamed of doing them badly.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ray Foley” float=”none” width=”100%”]The difference between a rich drunk and a poor one is that a rich one tells his problems to a psychiatrist and a poor one tells his to a bartender.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rude Awakening” float=”none” width=”100%”]I like the sound the glass makes when the bartender puts on the counter. I like the way it feels in my hand. I bring it in close, and I can smell it, and a wave of release goes through my body even before I take the first sip.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steven Kates” float=”none” width=”100%”]No one ever made history in the living room. And without a bartender, who at home are you going to tell your troubles to? Your dog?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Zach Galifianakis” float=”none” width=”100%”]You know you have a drinking problem when the bartender knows your name — and you’ve never been to that bar before…[/wpsm_quote]