Revealed: the stereotypes bartenders assign you based on your drinks order

Bartenders have revealed the drinks order stereotypes they give you based on what you order at the bar – and some popular choices have been assigned some brutal labels.

While it might not be fair to make assumptions about someone’s general character based on their drinks order, it’s certainly fair to say that bartenders see more of life than most during their shifts. As such, who is better placed to assign stereotypes based on your favourite cocktail?

Well, a Reddit thread has revealed just what your bartender is really thinking. Buckle up for a bumpy ride…

1. Long Island Iced Tea

“Long Island iced teas rarely get tips and are almost always asked to “make it strong.” It’s nearly an entire cup of liquor how tf am I supposed to make it stronger” u/Di5c0_T

Long Island Iced Tea

2. Pint of bitter

“I’m a middle aged man who is going to stand by the bar silently until my other middle aged man friend comes and then we’re going to sit silently and watch the football and only speak to ask who’s round it is. Always a lovely bloke though.” u/Deleted

Drinks order stereotypes - Bitter

3. Appletini 

“I’m away from the kids for the weekend” u/mukkalukka22

4. Margarita

“Idk what it is about moms and margaritas, but they go together like pb&j” u/SpartanLegend

Drinks order stereostypes - Margarita

5. Gin Rickey

“I just read the Great Gatsby for the first time.” u/Happy_Harry

6. Cabernet Sauvignon

“[You] actually say “I’ll have the Cabernet Sauvignon” and over-pronounce Sauvignon – One fancy wine please!” u/PromoPimp

7. Mai Tai

“You’re attracted to exotic people and places, but not enough to get a passport.” u/sethra007

8. Bellini 

“You have a tab at The Olive Garden.” u/sethra007

9. Jameson 

“[You] work in the industry” u/THEBLOODYGAVEL

Drinks order stereotypes - Jameson

10. Tequila Slammer

“You’re down-to-earth. Usually face-down.” u/sethra007

Did your favourite drink made the list? Are you a bartender with some stereotypes to add yourself? Let us know in the comments.

Bartenders previously revealed the best drinks that people never order. For the full list, simply click here.

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