The Long Glass, or Beer Yard Glass – so called because it is about one yard (3 feet) long – is of English origin. Long and slender, the Yard glass has a trumpet-shaped opening and a bulbous bottom that is supported in a wooden stand. Oh, and it also comes in a half yard size. See our store for suggestions!
Stepping up onto the porch, Greg noticed a note on the wicker table by the front door. Accompanying the note was a bomber and a mug. Hmm. His hopes soared as he thought, Could she be trying to reconcile? Then he read the note. “Dear Greg, Billy and I are at the movies. He’ll be moving in tomorrow. I found a beer that perfectly describes you…”
‘A loaf of bread,’ the Walrus said,
‘Is what we chiefly need:
Pepper and vinegar besides
Are very good indeed
— Now, if you’re ready, Oysters dear,
We can begin to feed.’
(Excerpted from “The Walrus and The Carpenter” by Lewis Carroll)
Beer Poetry – “Beers” ~ With Apologies to Joyce Kilmer
I THINK that I shall never hear
A poem lovely as a beer.
A brew that’s best straight from a tap
With golden hue and snowy cap;
Beer Poetry – “Lines On Ale” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
Fill with mingled cream and amber,
I will drain that glass again.
Such hilarious visions clamber…