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Ask A Bartender: What's the Strangest Drink Request You've Ever Gotten?

A good bartender will listen to his customer's request and, within reason, try to fulfill it: recommending a beer according to someone's preferences, or suggesting a particular bourbon cocktail, or in some cases, inventing a drink that he thinks will fit the bill. But what about the really outrageous requests? We asked 8 bartenders what the strangest drink request they've ever gotten was; here's what they had to say.

What's the strangest drink request you've ever heard?

About the author: Carey Jones is the Senior Managing Editor of Serious Eats. Follow her on Twitter (@careyjones).

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