The six types of bartender

In many ways I find bartending to be much like the French Foreign Legion: both are challenging lifestyles attracting a disparate and, let’s face it, occasionally shady, bunch of characters.

4623226056_d1c1a830c4_zYet like La Legion it’s rewarding work, even if the only ovation you’re likely to see is on another’s taste buds.

The sheer variety of personalities drawn to the role makes bartenders notoriously difficult to pigeonhole, but what the hell I like a challenge as much as the next man, so decided to take a shot at just that.

So, what are the six types of bartender?

Did we miss any? Let us know below or via twitter @teamdb.

Dan Miles’ book, Filthy Still: A tale of travel, sex and perfectly made cocktails, is available on Amazon.

2 Responses to “The six types of bartender”

  1. Nicolas says:

    I think you give a lot of bartenders too much credit.
    There are also a lot of clueless, self-centered, posers out there

  2. ANDI says:

    i see you have been to my bar

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