Your top 10 favorite bartenders in Baltimore [Pictures]
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4. Katie Muth, Mad River( Jazmine Johnson / Baltimore Sun / November 14, 2013 )
From: Federal Hill
Bartending experience: Five years, all at Mad River (1110 S. Charles St.; madriverbaltimore.com)
What makes a good bartender? Mad River can get pretty crowded, so speed is important. Patience and a good push-up bra never hurt. (Sorry, Mom!)
Your favorite drink to make? I would have to say a Happy Drink. It's an extremely delicious cocktail that is meant to be chugged. It consists of premium flavored Pinnacle vodka, lemon lime soda, a splash of fresh squeezed cranberry juice from the gun and garnished with two straws.
Weirdest drink request you've ever received? Soco and lime. Because no one should be ordering these after 1992.
The best way to get your attention at the bar? Be tall.
The worst way to get your attention at the bar? Bang your hands on the bar and wave money at me. Most people who do this don't even know what they want to order when I get to them.
Favorite day/time to bartend? I love Friday nights because we have one of the best DJs and Sundays during Ravens games because of the amazing energy.
Most ridiculous thing you've seen while bartending? People seem to have an issue walking down the stairs at Mad River. I have seen some pretty ridiculous, face-first falls down those.
The most rewarding part of your job? Meeting new people and getting to work with a great staff. We are definitely a family at Mad River. The money part of it isn't bad either.
Your favorite place to get a drink (other than your own bar)? Ouzo Bay and Bond Street Social.
Describe Baltimore's bar scene in one word. Versatile. There is a bar for whatever you are looking for.
Best piece of bartending-related advice you've received? "Put 10 percent of my money into savings, make people feel important, and don't pass out while working."