Stories from behind the bar

No one wants to remember their embarrassing tales of drunken regret.

Fortunately, or unfortunately, bartenders have a front row seat to customers' after-dark shenanigans.

The Straits Times brings you some of these stories in Bartender Confidential, a series of six videos featuring nine bartenders.   

They also talk about the changing face of bartending - from a job that people looked down upon to one that commands respect.


Episode 1

Bartender Eugene Chua recounts the time when a colleague got too eager tossing bottles and disastrously hurled an empty beer keg across a crowded bar.


Episode 2

The temperature rises in Jeremie Tan's story of a couple who got too hot and heavy at the bar - literally. One of them ended up on fire.


Episode 3

Bartender Shawn Kishore never turns down a woman who shows a little skin for a free glass of bubbly, but it isn't always champagne that he serves up.