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Two Molars Tavern Softstyle Tee

Two Molars Tavern Softstyle Tee

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In the heart of Walnut Ridge, Ohio, there was once a small, unassuming bar named "Two Molars Tavern." Its peculiar name was the talk of the town, but the story behind it was even more intriguing.

The tavern was founded by two retired dentists, Dr. Samuel Denton and Dr. Clara Cuspid. After decades of peering into mouths and advising on oral hygiene, they decided to venture into the bar business. They named their establishment "Two Molars Tavern" as a nod to their previous profession and as a quirky marketing strategy.

Initially, the tavern was just like any other in Walnut Ridge. It had a modest selection of drinks, a pool table, and a jukebox playing old classics. But Samuel and Clara had a vision. They wanted their tavern to be a place where everyone felt at home, a place where memories were made.

The first thing they did was introduce "Toothsome Tuesdays." On these days, anyone who showed a dental appointment card from the past month got their first drink half off. This initiative not only promoted dental health but also brought in a steady stream of customers.

Next, they introduced the "Molar Mule," a unique cocktail made with a secret ingredient that had patrons guessing and coming back for more. The drink became so popular that people from neighboring towns began visiting just to taste the famed Molar Mule.

But what truly set Two Molars Tavern apart was its community involvement. Samuel and Clara sponsored local sports teams, hosted charity events, and even started a scholarship for aspiring dental students. The tavern became more than just a place to grab a drink; it was a community hub.

Word of mouth (pun intended) spread like wildfire. Soon, Two Molars Tavern was hosting live music nights, trivia competitions, and even dental hygiene workshops. The tavern's walls were adorned with photos of smiling patrons, signed toothbrushes from famous visitors, and awards from the city for their community service.

The success of Two Molars wasn't just due to its unique theme or the delicious Molar Mule. It was the warmth and genuine care Samuel and Clara showed to every patron. They remembered names, listened to stories, and celebrated milestones with their customers. The tavern felt like an extension of one's living room.

As months turned into years, Two Molars Tavern expanded. They bought the adjacent property and introduced a fine dining section, aptly named "The Pearly Whites." Here, patrons could enjoy gourmet meals in an elegant setting, complete with chandeliers shaped like toothbrushes.

The competition took note. Other bars in Walnut Ridge tried to replicate the success of Two Molars, introducing dental-themed nights and drinks. But none could match the authenticity and heart of Samuel and Clara's establishment.

The duo's commitment to the community never wavered. When Walnut Ridge faced economic hardships, Two Molars Tavern offered free meals to those in need. When the local school's dental program was underfunded, Samuel and Clara stepped in to donate supplies and even offer free dental check-ups.

The story of Two Molars Tavern is one of passion, innovation, and community. It's a testament to the fact that with the right intentions and a touch of creativity, any business can thrive and make a lasting impact.

Today, if you visit Walnut Ridge, Ohio, you'll find that Two Molars Tavern isn't just a bar. It's a landmark, a symbol of community spirit, and a reminder that success is sweetest when shared.



  • 100% ring-spun cotton
  • Sport Grey is 90% ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester
  • Dark Heather is 65% polyester, 35% cotton
  • 4.5 oz/yd² (153 g/m²)
  • Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
  • Quarter-turned to avoid crease down the center



  LENGTH (inches) WIDTH (inches)
S 28 18
M 29 20
L 30 22
XL 31 24
2XL 32 26
3XL 33 28
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