Published on November 13th, 2014 | by TLV News0
Know Your Bartender- Brian Dorris
Hometown: Texarkana, Texas
In your experience, what is the most common reason to have a drink? Thirst
What do you prefer on the rocks? Black Maple Hill—one giant ice cube
What are your specialties? Perfecting featured cocktails in old Playboys.
Early alcohol experience: Bud Ice, and my sister ratted me out.
Most famous customer you’ve served: Afroman.
Who would you most like to have a drink with? Dave Shirley.
What’s your jam, lately? The National.
Favorite movie: The Goonies.
What are you reading? Nothing at the moment (see old Playboys above). Looking forward to publication of Berlin 1961.
Who’s your favorite Rebel? Eli. Of course I do.
Where’s your favorite spot to sip? The Blind Pig or Vish’s living room.
What’s the best band you’ve ever seen in Oxford? The Hold Steady.
What do you like best about living here? Good beard climate.
What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen in your bar lately? The new kid from Memphis.
This article was originally printed in The Local Voice #129 (published April 21, 2011).