‘What Had Happened Was’ Podcast: Bourbon, Beards and Joe Head

Times flies when you are sling bourbon. Joseph Head knows that better than most. 

Joe, who co-owns The Century Bar in downtown Dayton with Diane Spitzig, started his journey with the bar two decades ago. 

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Amelia Robinson, host of the new “What Had Happened Was” podcast, sat down with Joe just before his epic bourbon-ey party. Their chat was good to the last drop. 


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>> Who is Joseph Head of the Century Bar?

Joe talks about how he went from a rough-around-the-edges, long-haired arrogant youth to a so-legit Kentucky Colonel.

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About the podcast:

“What Had Happened Was” is a podcast for Dayton, powered by You won't believe the stories that come from right here. Host Amelia Robinson shares the best tales from the Gem City, Land of Funk and Birthplace of Aviation: Dayton, Ohio.

>> This bearded guy has been slinging drinks for 20 years at downtown bar

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Joseph "Joe" Head image on a bottle of Woodford Reserve bourbon. Head just celebrated his 20th anniversary at The Century Bar. (Photo: Amelia Robinson)

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