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Flair Bartending

huiray Jun 4, 2012 07:35 PM

http://eater.com/archives/2012/06/04/...

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  1. chowser RE: huiray Jun 5, 2012 05:55 AM

    Fun. I'm old enough to have seen Cocktail with Tom Cruise back in the 80's, or 90's. The only thing memorable about it was the flair bartending scenes.

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      huiray RE: chowser Jun 5, 2012 07:22 AM

      Very entertaining and made me marvel at his coordination and skill. I would love a see an active brain scan of that guy while he executes one of his routines!

      Heh. Like Hippy Hippy Shakes? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ybjzz... :-D
      Bryan Brown wasn't too shabby either.

      1. re: huiray
        chowser RE: huiray Jun 5, 2012 10:45 AM

        Reminds me how much I dislike Tom Cruise! I thought the flair scenes were more impressive than that in the movie, but it's nothing like the guy in the video. Maybe I'm confusing the movie scenes w/ competitions I've seen. And, now I can't get the song Kokomo out of my mind.

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      GH1618 RE: huiray Jun 5, 2012 10:50 AM

      I wouldn't call him "World's Best Bartender," as if tending bar were merely acrobatics. I once knew a bartender who had flair with a cocktail shaker, but it fell well short of showing off. The best bartenders are good company, first.

      R.I.P., A-----.

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