Swordfights with bottles of Grey Goose. Invaders behind the bar. Shots of unappealing Schnapps. New Year's Eve is prime time for all sorts of barroom shenanigans—so we knew our friends behind the bar would have great stories to tell. We asked 6 bartenders about their best New Year's stories. Here's what they had to say.
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