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The Draco Tavern by Larry Niven is an anthology of fictional short stories concerning the activities of Rick Schumann, the bartender of the Draco Tavern. The Draco tavern is located in Siberia, near the Mt. Forrel spaceport.
The tavern was created after a race of sentient aliens called Chirpsithra landed on earth. They stand 11 feet tall with salmon pink exoskeletons. All of them appear to be female. Their equivalent of alcohol's effect on humans is a mild electrical current. They originated on tidally locked planets around red dwarf suns. Eventually, they had control over every single red dwarf sun in the galaxy, or so they claim. They enjoy the company of other sentient beings, and are extremely intelligent. Units of currency used for Chirp-Human commerce are the 'svith' and trade markers, mentioned in the story "Cruel and Unusual".
When they first put their mile-wide bubbleships into orbit around the Moon and landed in Siberia, they brought a host of aliens with a desire to eat, drink and socialize, thus the Draco Tavern was designed to cater to their individual, very diverse, and often conflicting interests.