Booze

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: WHINE AND WINE

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For drunks, Thanksgiving can happen anytime. Even in a dirty bathroom. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: LOVELY EVENING

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The tipsy ones think they can’t possibly have had six beers. Because every time they go out they like, totally can only “stomach five, at the most.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: THE MEDICINE

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With winter right around the corner, I thought I, your friendly neighborhood bartender. would share three solid tips on how to get through the next four miserable months. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

WELLNESS FOR DEGENERATES: THE REAL CHOLESTEROL CULPRIT

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When you get the results of your blood work in the mail you’re sort of left to decipher the hieroglyphics on your own. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: OF BOOZE AND BARF

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There are a handful of sounds that exist in the universe that only bartenders understand. Our ears are trained to pick these things up from just a few feet off to entire rooms away. Say, the tap-slap of a credit card being placed down after a meal, or the clunk-splash of a 16oz glass being knocked over and spilling. And, of course, the unmistakable sploosh-splat of vomit. Continue reading

Beer 

HONEST PINT: LORD HOBO BREWING COMPANY

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Along with his years of experience presiding over ever-changing, handpicked drafts, dispensing domestic all-stars and local standouts, Lanigan’s enthusiasm for sharing high-quality liquid is exactly what’s needed to enact change in the local beer scene. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

TAP THAT: BEER FROM MUSKET HANDLES AT THE TAP TRAILHOUSE

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Mike Boughton, the mind behind the beer program here, acknowledges that in spite of 24 drafts and 19 different bottles and cans at the ready, he has only begun to scratch the surface of local beer procurement. He aims to maintain a rotating beer list by swapping different styles and breweries more often then you probably do your laundry. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: GRIDIRON TIMES

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That said, not all in football’s orbit warms my heart. Some fans are assholes. I’m talking about you, guy at the bar who screams so loud at every play that I nearly piss my pants. I’ve dropped glassware and practically jumped out of my shoes multiple times due to your outbursts. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: ORDER UP

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As you, my little droogies, have often shown, sometimes ordering isn’t as easy as you would think. Continue reading

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I’M NOT YOUR BAR MOM

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There reaches a point when you should just stop, and go home while you’re ahead. Newsflash: That girl is not going to call you. She wants pizza. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

LAST CALL WITH BAR HAVOC

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Last call means 15 minutes. If you order seven Jagerbombs and 15 beers and learn you can’t consume all that in 15 minutes, that’s your problem. It doesn’t mean you stay past 2am. Continue reading