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PODCAST: To bartenders, you are what you sip.
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When you step to the bar for a nip
to bartenders, you are what you sip.
Bourbon drinkers — top flight.
Rum and Scotch — kinda tight.
On the whole, though, the tipsy do tip.
Whatever liquor you prefer,
turns out just about everybody tops 20 percent.