Drinks Cocktails & Spirits Ask a Bartender: How Do You Cut Someone Off? Ask a Bartender You ask, they answer. Carey Jones Profile Twitter Email 7 Printer-Friendly Version GalleryAsk a Bartender: How Do You Cut Someone Off? really over-drink. Cutting someone off is a difficult situation—what's the best way to handle it? We asked 25 bartenders; here's what they had to say.