Thursday, May 05, 2016

"With the shaker pint, how will beer ever be seen as something more than mildly intoxicating Wonder Bread?"

There is something wring with this picture.

From the very beginning of the Public House, we used Anglo-Irish pint glasses, and this is legacy enough for me.


So Long, Shaker Pint: The Rise and Fall of America's Awful Beer Glass, by Laura Bliss (City Lab)

How the entire U.S. came to drink out of a vessel never meant for human lips.

... In more and more bars across the country, the little-recognized shaker is slipping out the back door. And among beer's devotees, the end of the glass that defined a century in beer can't come soon enough.

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