Published on August 30th, 2012 | by TLV News0
Know Your Bartender: Brett Stevens of The Library (from TLV #163)
Name: Brett Stevens
Bar where you work & your shifts: The Library, Thursday through Saturday
Hometown: Anguilla, Mississippi – A-town down
In your experience, what is the most common reason to have a drink? To celebrate the day or night.
Who would you most like to throw a drink on? Barack Obama if he ever came back to Oxford.
What are your specialties? Burgess’ Bazooka Joes, James “Watermelon” Reed’s favorite shot.
Early alcohol experience: When I was seven or eight I was at deer camp riding around with my cousin, who was about 25 at the time. He gave me a Bud Light – usually I only got a sip, so I took advantage and emptied it. Last thing I remember was riding shotgun holding my head out the window catching air.
Who would you most like to have a drink with? Anyone but Chris Blackwell
Most famous customer you’ve served? Eli
What’s your jam, lately? “Whistle,” by Flo-Rida
Favorite movie: Animal House
Favorite Sport & team: Baseball, Chicago Cubs
What’s the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery? A G5
Who’s your favorite Rebel, and do you really go 18 mph ever? Archie, and I don’t think my truck goes that slow.
Where’s your favorite spot to sip? Rib Cage with C-Town or Big T and the crew
What’s the best band you’ve ever seen in Oxford? Mustache the Band
What do you like about living here? The scenery
What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen in your bar lately? Cameron, “The Pirate”
Where would you be if you weren’t behind a bar? On the other side of it, probably with “The Pirate.”