The Case of Polly Impaired vs Intoxicated

Over the last couple of years, a significant shift has happened in the alcohol serving industry. The previously overused word “intoxicated” was slowly replaced by “obviously intoxicated” or “visibly intoxicated” and now words like “impaired” and “poly impaired” are beginning to surface. Researchers at the National Highways Traffic Safety Administration … Read More

15 Tips about Entry Control in Alcohol-Serving Establishments

When patrons are first entering an alcohol-serving establishment, it’s essential to take the necessary precautions so that no one underage or intoxicated is allowed access. This is also known as gaining entry control over your establishment. Precautions typically include performing a SCAB (Speech, Coordination, Appearance, and Behavior) check and properly … Read More

Will Self-Serve Beer Render Bartenders Obsolete?

The Rise of the Machines Just since the turn of the century, we’ve seen cameras in our phones, music you can carry around, books you can electronically read, Skyping your parents, and Blu-ray movies. Not to mention the rise of Apple, Twitter (follow us), YouTube, and Facebook (follow us here … Read More

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