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Yard of Ale Glass

Yard of Ale Glass

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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).

In his memoirs, he suggested his feat of drinking a yard of ale so quickly contributed more than anything to his political success, by endearing him to an electorate with a strong beer culture. He was a keen cricketer in Oxford, starring as a batsman and fielder for North Oxford and the Authentics, the university second string.They're not commonly seen in action, nowadays, but some pubs still have them displayed, either in a stand or slung from the ceiling behind the bar. John Evelyn records in his Diary the formal yet festive drinking of a yard of ale toast to James II at Bromley in Kent (now southeast London), 1685. Whether you’re in the mood for a grilled burger and a pint of your favorite ale, or seared ahi and a chilled martini, Yard House has something for everyone. Now, another reviewer has mentioned that this isn't a yard of ale, and its not, but it does contain the same volume as an actual yard would. However, it was his beer drinking and zest for life rather than his studying that brought him prominence and some notoriety in Oxford.

In Australia bottles are either 375ml or 750ml but there are a myriad of glass sizes when you go into pub, again dependant on where you are……. It is a pleasure to drink these distinctive and some times strong beers from a glass that has been specially made for the brew. Yard of Ale glasses are still used today for wine, but they are also popular for cocktails like the Tom Collins. A yard of ale or yard glass is a very tall beer glass used for drinking around 21⁄2 imperial pints (1. You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH). Due to the shape of the glass, when you near the end of the yard the bubbles of air collect in the bulb, and when the level of liquid in the glass reaches a critical point, dependant upon the angle you're holding the glass, air can freely flow into the bulb, causing the the contents of the bulb to come shooting down the glass at the unsuspecting drinker, generally causing a mess and being a shocking waste of beer. The glass owes its name to its shape; A Yard of Ale glass is long, (roughly a yard in length), and narrow. There is a legend that the long glass was first designed to pass beer up to thirsty coachmen; this may be true, or merely a fancy based on the fact that the glass itself resembles a coach horn. Printed on the glass are various markers to aim for just in case you can't make the full yard of ale - will you end up being a Wimp or a Solid Legend?

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