Windy city native, Tony joins us to talk about his experiences as a long time bartender, with fun stories and wisdom to impart. Joey and Tony also talk shop on the origins of the Old Fashioned.
Don’t shit where you eat, work in different bars, ask for help. Shannon offers a lot of insight being a bartender for over 18 years! She went to law school but prefers to sling drinks!
039 Shannon Thompson – Sidecar
Chef Michael allows his secret cocktail recipe out for the first time! The MODAK is a tasty cocktail that will put you on your ass. From bartender to chef, we are graced with stories and advice. From lightning striking decks to giant poops and Chef teaches how to pour on point!
038 Michael Bucholz – M.O.D.A.K.
Not only do we get wise words from the all knowing, Gary! But he has stories of deaths in hotels, naked people by hot tubs, thoughts of bidets, drunk people in ponds, prostitution and more!
036 Gary Smith – Whiskey & Coke
Long week calls for a quick B-Sides! Joey has talked about Maraschino Cherries a lot and wanted to elaborate! Also, it wouldn’t be a B-Sides without some Alien talk and after thoughts!
034 Joey B Sides – Maraschino
Service industry pro, Mary joins us this week! We have talks of authors, 90-day fiance, birkenstocks, throw up in a hookah bar, closing times, trampolines and more!
033 Mary Mobarak – Hemingway Daiquiri
Maria re-joins us to talk about the new rules and updates of what its like working in the service industry during COVID-19. Lots of changes and of course, more stories!
032 Maria Adams – Pain Killer
Mafia? Coke in flour? Tom Selleck? These are just some of the topics Joe brings to the table! As a former cook in the Navy who has worked for NOA in the antarctic, Red Robin and 7-11, Joe has seen a lot!
031 Joe Mingo – Naval Strength
It’s the end of season 1! Joey wraps up the season with some stories from previous guests that didn’t fit the first round. We have alien talk, flaming Dr. Peppers , a story about underwear and more.
030 Joey B Sides – Gimlet
DnD playing Minister, former server and stand up comedian, Brandon joins us this week! Great discussions! Death vs In the weeds, pulling cash from a patrons purse, self care and our featured cocktail created by old man Bishop, sort of a running theme this week!
028 Brandon Beasley – Long Island Iced Tea
Maria joins us this week, who is one of the few still working in the service industry during the pandemic! She brings us news of the outside working world, talks of flair, unique bartending shakes and more!
027 Maria Adams – Rodriguez Sour
Former barista now bartender, Michael, joins us this week! He talks about his passion for crafting tasting drinks and shares a few stories of kicking down doors, tiger king talks and thoughts on bloody marys!
026 Michael Bohannon – Manhattan
This week we are joined by cross country service industry pro, Elena! This 420 themed episode will have you entertained with stories of locking guests in restaurants, jumping in dumbwaiters, serving DMX and shitty dollar bills!
025 Elena Logatto – Tincture
Kendal, a restaurant manager, joins us this week to chat about his vast knowledge of wine, expansive work history and the stores to go with! Joey and Kendal also get candid about the coronavirus and how it has effected their work life, the service industry and more.
024 Kendal Lund – Wine/Quarantine Cocktails
Jacob joins us this week to talk about the recent effects of COVID-19 on the service industry as well as sharing his tales and perspectives from both sides of the bar.
022 Jacob Scott – Smoked Duck Manhattan
This week we are on location at Scratch Distillery with the owners, Kim and Bryan. We chat it up about distillery life, legislation, guest stories and have a chocolate and whiskey pairing experience with Ben!
021 Scratch Distillery – Fremont Troll
This week we sip on the cocktail preferred by Hunter S. Thompson, the Snow Cone. While listening to our guest Jesse, who joins us from the east coast to talk about his experiences bartending in the PNW and over seas!
020 Jesse Hoffman – Snow Cone
Bartender Shawn joins us this week talking about serving a former NFL offensive linesman, a customer using the sink as a toilet, working a comedy show and more!
019 Shawn Hardison – Hot Charlotte
It’s 2020! The guys are reflecting on 2019 and giving shout outs, talking about the mandalorian, customer stories, how grey goose is hyped and more.
017 Joey & Peter – Hot Buttered Rum
Meet Joey and Peter – the bartenders who will take you behind the scenes of the service industry perspective and learn about the Sazerac Cocktail.