Working behind the bar, you develop a love for the little things that make your job easier. For those who don’t work in the industry, these obsessions might seem a little bizarre, but from killing fruit flies to having an arch support in your footwear, here are seven things that bartenders are weirdly passionate about.
Ice can make or break a cocktail. Whether hand-cut or Kold-Draft, bartenders are obsessive about the ice that they use. Our idea of torture is bartending at a catered event where the ice comes in bags from the grocery store. At the end of the night, you can be sure that you’ll be picking out the few remaining ice cubes from a bag of slush.