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We Survived Prohibition, We’ll Survive COVID – A Brief History of Bartending in America

January 14, 2021

Bartending today is a respected profession, requiring specialized training and usually years of experience. Just as the popularity of bars as gathering places led to closures for public health reasons today, their popularity in years past also led them to be viewed as a social threat, albeit for far different reasons. A recent Business Insider article recaps some bartending history through images, and serves as a reminder of the bartender’s enduring role in American society.

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