You need a drink: a summer-y beverage that the barkeep knowingly slides towards you at your favorite watering hole.
Casey was the Officers Club barkeep and much-beribboned mixologist.
Come on, barkeep, an' slip us another round of this here inebriatin' fluid.
The barkeep's face was pure sunshine when he turned to the aliens again.
"Aspirin and ginger ale," I ordered, and got a knowing grin from the barkeep.
The barkeep, a pleasant enough fellow, but with none of Art's innate joviality, rang up the dime.
The barkeep dropped his hands, paralyzed by her intoxicating nearness.
I arrived back in Joe's Tavern to find the barkeep had been revived and bore none of us any ill-will.
But Nick got rid of five drinks while Joe protected his own glass from the barkeep.
"You guys hold on and don't drink up yet," growled the barkeep.