Friday, January 7, 2011

The End Of The Pint?

If British lawmakers have their way, pubs across the UK will soon be serving "schooners" of beer in addition to traditional pint and half-pint sizes.  A schooner is essentially two-thirds the size of a regular pint, or similar to a "grande" in coffee-speak.  The decision to switch things up is apparently based on growing consumer demand, but not everyone is happy about it, particularly wine lovers.

I don't know about you, but "Let's stop for a quick schooner" just doesn't have the same ring to it as "pint."

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