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Old 06-05-2008, 03:15 PM   #1
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Default Do you not like it when they pour your beer for you

I was at a fancy steak house last night (rhymes with Bruce mist) and when they brought me my beer the waiter asked if he could pour it for me. I said no (because I like to pour my own beer) So I pour the beer leaving some left in the bottle. Later he walks by to pick up the bottle and then pours the rest in my glass. Not a huge deal, he was just trying to give good service, just kinda erked me a little. I don't consider myself a beer snob I just like the ritual of pouring my own beer. Anyone else had similar experience?

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Old 06-05-2008, 03:27 PM   #2
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That's not NEARLY as irritating as when they walk by and take the bottle, not bothering to see if you have anything left in it ! I yelled at a waiter once, for doing that TWICE to me. Of course, that made his ****ty attitude even worse, but that just saved me a few $$ on his tip.

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Old 06-05-2008, 03:34 PM   #3
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Bah. I can care less. The result is beer in my glass. How it got there is a small concern.

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Old 06-05-2008, 03:35 PM   #4
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As long as they know how to pour... there's lot's of things to get upset about in this world. A waiter pouring my beer ain't one of them!

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Old 06-05-2008, 03:39 PM   #5
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The only thing along these lines that bothers me is a place that has Guiness on tap with beer gas and stout faucet but has no idea how to pour it properly!

I don't go to fancy places where people ask to pour my beer for me.

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Old 06-05-2008, 03:45 PM   #6
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It bothers the hell out of me when they bring an iced glass and pour it into that. I've had that even happen with a stout. It's not a Budweiser man, I want to taste it.

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Old 06-05-2008, 03:56 PM   #7
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I've had that even happen with a stout. It's not a Budweiser man, I want to taste it.
When I was in London last year, EVERY place that offered Guinness on tap had the "Super Chilled" variety, served Budweiser cold. I found that so strange.

Back on topic, I wouldn't be upset about a waiter pouring my beer...whatever your preference, he's just trying to provide good service and probably following company policy. Having once worked in the food service industry, there is one thing I have learned...ALWAYS be polite to your server, you have no idea what they are doing once out of your sight!
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Old 06-05-2008, 04:04 PM   #8
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I don't mind that, but leave my napkin alone! Don't re-fold it when I go to the bathroom.

That is why this classless buffoon avoids fancy restaurants.

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Old 06-05-2008, 04:13 PM   #9
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I'd rather pour it myself but I won't get upset if they do it.

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Yeah, I usually don't go to real fancy resteraunts but it was the wifes birthday. It also hurt paying $7 for a Sierra Nevada.

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