Woman reunites with hero bartender who saved her from creep with now-viral note – New York Post

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She had a (bar)tender reunion with her hero.
The Florida woman saved from a lecherous creep by a quick-thinking bartender who passed her a note disguised as a receipt reunited with her now-viral white knight — and gave him a big hug.
“Reunited w/ the legend himself #maxthebartender back @ the scene of the crime 😂🎥📸,” Trinity Allie wrote alongside a photo of her cuddling drink-slinger Max Gutierrez for an Instagram photo.
“So good to see you!” Gutierrez told her as he embraced her and lifted her up when she arrived for the get-together at the St. Petersburg bar he works at, “No Vacancy.”
Allie told WFLA — which filmed the reunion — that Gutierrez was her hero for the way he pretended to slip her a bar tab when she was unable to shake an unwanted creep.
Instead of a receipt, he passed a note saying, “If this guy is bothering you, put your ponytail on your other shoulder, and I will have him removed. He’s giving me the creeps.”
“No bartender has ever stepped in for me and that’s why I thought it was so great and everyone should hear about it,” Allie said of posting the image of Gutierrez and his note earlier this month.
“Everyone is like, we need more bartenders like this,” she said of her story going viral.
“You never know what could have happened … Say he didn’t step in and this guy followed me and my friend out when we left,” she said.
Gutierrez, meanwhile, said he was stunned at how his quick-thinking found him infamy across the world, with messages from Brazil, the Netherlands and the UK.
“I see all the ‘hero bartender’ [messages] — I’m not a hero,” Gutierrez insisted to WFLA. “I was just doing my job.”
His boss, “No Vacancy” owner Stephen Schrutt, told the outlet that he hoped other bar staff will now “take a page out of Max’s book.”
“This is what it’s about — you’re not just selling food and drinks, you’re making sure people are safe,” he said.
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