In ancient Rome, Greece, and Asia, bartenders were often the owners of inns and brewhouses, and would likely have been responsible for making the alcohol they served.
We’d like to take this opportunity to give a shout out to Femme Bar in Worcester, MA, which is a brand new queer women’s bar and LGBTQIA+ safe space that will be opening very near IHS headquarters in the coming weeks. Please check out their Facebook page and give them a like! Once they’re up and running, we’ll see about hosting some regional meet ups there, so stay tuned!
To celebrate World Bartender’s Day, here are three books with bartenders as main characters.