There’s a Hangover Bar in Amsterdam that breathalyzes you to make sure you’re drunk when you arrive. Inside, you can relax on specially-designed mattresses, watch movies, and help yourself to freshwater, smoothies, an oxygen bar, and food ordered from a nearby restaurant.
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To prevent tourists from stealing their beer glasses, some bars in Belgium require people to hand over one of their shoes as a deposit which is then put in a basket and hung from the ceiling. These shoe baskets have also become an attraction.
The oldest bar in the world is in Ireland. Archeological records have found that the walls of Sean’s Bar have been around, and serving, since 900 AD. There are records of every owner of the pub back to its 10th century founding. It opened over 1100 years ago.
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Wisconsin has the same number of bars as California despite a population that’s 85% smaller. 1 bar for every 1,862 residents compared to California’s 1 for every 11,962 residents.
Some bars in Germany are connected by a 5 km (3 Mile) beer pipeline.
In Wisconsin, it’s legal for children of any age to drink alcohol in a bar, as long as they are with their legal guardian.
In Japan, they have lactation bars offering human breast milk—$18 gets you a shot and $46 gets you the nipple.