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Yard of Ale Glass

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If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. The German term ‘Steinkrug’ is for a stoneware version, but ‘Stein’ is often incorrectly used for the glass; other materials have there own names such as Glaskrug (for glass). But, should you be eager to proceed, it is de rigueur to regale those in attendance with a history of the Yard of Ale. From a quick survey of glassware manufacturers on the web, about three imperial pints, or perhaps a bit less depending on the shape of the glass.In any case, you would have difficulty compaining to trading standards about being served a "short yard" in a pub, since EU laws require beer to be served by the pint or litre. The yard of ale is a traditional pub game where the contestant has to drink beer or ale from the yard as quickly as possible.

The only thing I can think of is the “ flights” of beer sold in Belgo restaurants but the beer is in roughly 1/3 pint glasses. I used to drink it in about 12 -15 secs but was suitably put in place when my sister, Barbie at The George in Worthing for anyone who knew her, did it slightly slower than me in about 20 secs but drinking Guinness and she was very slim and petite. He featured in our story about Christine Radburn, who worked with Mr Hawke’s future wife, then Hazel Masterson, at the Oxford University Institute of Statistics (Memory Lane, April 26). 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. We want our comments to be a lively and valuable part of our community - a place where readers can debate and engage with the most important local issues.I don't know how much they hold but the only way to drink a yard is slowly (to reduce the chance of vomiting) and using a twisting action on the glass itself as you drink to stop the liquid gushing unevenly and splashing over the face. Whether you’re dreaming of a micro city adventure or a week-long escape by the coast, Aptamil Follow on Milk Ready to Drink gives you the ease to explore without limits, as you can simply shake, pour into a sterilised beaker and feed to your little one. However, it was his beer drinking and zest for life rather than his studying that brought him prominence and some notoriety in Oxford.

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