It’s March, people! We all know what that means:
Corned beef and cabbage, dying things green which should never be green, and most importantly, conspicuous over-drinking by hordes of amateur alcoholics.
Don’t start swinging your shillelagh, I’m not slamming the Irish. Nor am I mocking their holiday, even though it has morphed into some kind of national day of auditions for the next season of A&E’s “Intervention”.
As a former bartender, I’ve earned the right to speak regarding this holiday. People who aren’t in the hospitality industry often believe that snagging a shift on St. Patrick’s Day, New Year’s Eve or Cinco de Mayo would be some kind of coup for a bartender. In truth, working any of these three days should be avoided at any cost. St. Patrick’s Day will typically go something like this:
Your bread-and-butter regulars will stay home, not wishing to share their comfy watering hole…
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