But he did answer these 5 questions for us:
What do you wish people knew about bartending?
It’s not as glamorous as it seems—there’s a lot of work behind the work.
Is this your career, or is it just paying the bills?
I’m here six days a week—this is my career.
Bartenders talk to a lot of people every day—tell us about the most bizarre person or experience from work.
This one guy was out of control, so we had to call the police. Then the police ended up eating his food, which was more than $100 worth.
What one quality separates a regular bartender from an unforgettable one?
Attitude! Plus, knowing what the customer wants.
People come to you to let off some steam and relax—what is your favorite spot in town to do the same?
Andy swears by Tiki Port’s famous Mai Tai, but he won’t give up the recipe. Try this one out and tinker with it until it tastes just like Andy made it!
The Not-So Secret Mai Tai:
Into a glass with ice, pour:
1 oz. light rum
0.5 crème de almond
0.5 oz. triple sec
Add equal parts:
Sweet and sour mix
Top off with:
0.5 oz. Myer’s dark rum