Bartender shuts down customer who attempted to get more alcohol in drink by asking for 'no ice'
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A bartender has sparked a heated debate on TikTok after calling out a customer who was trying to get more alcohol by asking for no ice in his drink.
She has previously gone viral for her insanely quick ability to open beer bottles, having once opened five in less than three seconds.
However, one particular interaction with a customer has divided viewers, leading to things getting pretty heated in the comment section.
In a clip that has racked up more than ten million views, a customer asks Jemima to make them a 'Tequila Cranberry, no ice'.
The bartender then proceeds to make the drink, adding in a measure of tequila, before using the postmix dispenser to fill up the glass with cranberry juice.
Viewers can hear the customer repeatedly shout 'no ice' as Jemima pours the drink.
The Nashville resident shows the visitor the glass and confirms that there is 'no ice in that.'
She then asks the customer: “Do you want a double Tequila Cranberry?”
“Just ‘cause you say no ice doesn’t mean you’re gonna get more alcohol."
It then sounds as if the off-camera customer argues with Jemima, prompting her to say: “Double — that means you’re gonna get more alcohol."
Since being posted earlier this year, the 28-second clip has gone viral, racking up more than 10 million views and 1.1 million likes.
It has also drawn more than 5,000 comments from TikTok viewers, but the response to Jemima's customer interaction are rather mixed.
Many users who have experienced the trials and tribulations of the hospitality industry were quick to jump to the mixologist's defence.
One wrote: “Us bartenders know exactly what no ice means. You knew instantly your face you’re like okay ‘no ice, got it.’”
Another said: “When I say in advance ‘there will be the same amount of liquor in that OK?’ And they say ‘yes’ then get mad when it’s the same amount.”
A third commented: “I always use the line ‘you gotta’ pay a little more to get a little more.’ Usually shuts them up.”
However, other viewers sided with the anonymous customer.
One viewer said: “Ok but sometimes we just want more drink, not more alcohol, so we don’t finish our mainly cup of ice in five seconds.”
Another user commented: “If the bartender doesn’t make my drink the way I want it I just simply don’t tip.”
And a third wrote: "Lemme get no ice without the attitude."
Elsewhere in the comments section, a user questioned Jemima and asked why she didn’t just top the drink up as it wasn’t coming out of her 'paycheck.'
But, another bartender rightly replied: “Bro I’m not risking my job to do someone a favour.
“If ya’ want more then pay for it. Stop being a b**** when you get what you asked for.”
You can't argue with that.