World’s Largest Whiskey ListMarch 6, 2013
I’ve noticed a really funny trend recently popping up all over NYC. Whiskey lists that seemingly go on and on forever are becoming more and more popular as bar owners are attempting to capitalize on the growing whiskey drinking segment. Ironically however, I’ve had on a bunch of occasions, a bartender tell me the rare or less common whiskey I was ordering wasn’t available. “Just ran out” or “Haven’t had that in a while” are common answers. So here’s a follow up question:
Is a large list of sometimes available better than a short list of consistency?
I tend to think not but maybe it’s just easier to print one list and deal with pain in the asses like me as we show up. But sooner or later these unfilled lists are going to read more like the “world’s best coffee” claims outside of the bodega. And unless Buddy the Elf is a whiskey drinker, there won’t be many people getting too amped up over the claim.
What about you all? Have you seen this popping up as well?