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Lauren Clark

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Lauren Clark

Lauren Clark is the publisher of, a guide to “bars, bartenders, and imbibing in Beantown.” A former bartender and brewer, she has written about beer, spirits, and bars for several publications, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, and Yankee magazine. Clark and have been profiled in The Boston Globe and featured on New England Cable News (NECN).

Tools of the Trade   March 1, 2009
By: Lauren Clark

Bartenders have learned tricks of the trade in part by collecting out-of-print bartending manuals written between the 1860s and the 1940s.

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