James Duncan, Blueberry Hill Bartender, Mixes...The Black Nasty!
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This is the conclusion of Alissa Nelson's two-part profile of Blueberry Hill bartender James Duncan. Part one, featuring a Q&A, is viewable here.
James Duncan graciously volunteered to come in to work at Blueberry Hill on his day off to shake up a Black Nasty, a deadly drink of his own invention.
Alissa Nelson The fixings for bartender James Duncan's Black Nasty cocktail, in repose on Blueberry Hill's bar.
He positions the bottles at the bar meticulously, asking if he's doing all right. A group watches from the other side of the bar, whispering and nudging one another.
Only after a friend walks past nonchalantly, shirtless, does Duncan visibly relax.
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