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Yard of Ale Glass

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A yard of ale or yard glass is a very tall beer glass used for drinking around 2 + 1⁄ 2 imperial pints (1. Long before before the bierstiefel (the boot-shaped German glass) and “Beerfest,” there were English hunters chugging out of boots.

It is an unusually shaped beer glass whose main purpose was to be used as part of a drinking game in pubs. Pewter mugs, goblets and tankards had been used for years, as it was relatively cheap, and very tough, but the advent of inexpensive glassware caused the quick decline of this form of drinking vessel. Many older pubs (or those trying to create the impression that they are older than is really the case) will have such a glass hanging on the wall somewhere or displayed above the bar. The RNLI said: “The decision to remove the yard of ale event was made after considering the safety of crowds gathering outside a pub.Yard of Ale — Yard Ein Yard, auch Yard Of Ale, Long Glass, Ells Glass oder Cambridge Yard Glass, ist ein hohes Trinkglas, welches für gewöhnlich zum Konsum von Bier verwendet wird. Levels on the glass are marked out according to how much of a legend you are (aka how much of the ale in the glass you can drink). Turning 21: doing a yardie – Birthdays and wedding anniversaries – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand". Whereas young maidens in Sparta may have whispered, “Hark, see how young Darius grasps his javelin,” today in Spartanville, it’s, “Hey, Terry Bob’s gonna to drink a Yard of Ale!

Originally the yard of ale was 36 inches inches long, but it's now possible to get many different sizes of 'yard' including 1/2 yards, and 1/3 yards for the faint of heart, and double yards for those with no common sense.One maintains that you need to tilt the Yard glass slowly until it has emptied to the point where the locked-out air can enter the bowl slowly. cm) long, shaped with a bulb at the bottom, and a widening shaft, which constitutes most of the height.

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