Tale of beer served for fallen U.S. soldier spreads online

Posted: July 15, 2015 in Uncategorized

Tale of beer served for fallen U.S. soldier spreads online

Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | 7/14/15

Posted on 7/15/2015, 12:27:13 PM by Kartographer

A Washington state bartender who fulfilled a woman’s request to serve a beer for a brother who died fighting with U.S. forces in Iraq is honoring the man by keeping the bottle on display next to an American flag, in a story that has spread on social media.

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The woman ordered a Blue Moon and a Corona at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Tacoma on July 9, telling a bartender the second bottle was for her fallen brother, bartender Brian Avey said in a telephone interview on Tuesday.

Avey, 37, who is supposed to serve just one beer at a time to each patron, filled the order anyway for the woman, whose name he could not recall.

He wrote in a Facebook post that the beer sat next to her at an empty seat.

“When I brought her bill I told her Buffalo Wild Wings will be buying that beer,” he wrote.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com …

via Tale of beer served for fallen U.S. soldier spreads online.

via Tale of beer served for fallen U.S. soldier spreads online.

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