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Old 11-10-2008, 11:54 PM   #1
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Default Yard of ale/beer glasses?

Hey,
I was looking through different drinking glasses, and came accross these and thought that one (or two) would make a great addition to my bar. I was just wondering if anyone knew of a place to order one of these.




Most of the ones I can find online are only shipped in the U.K.; or $100+. It seems that most stores only carry half yard in the U.S., weak sauce. Haha if anyone has any pertinent stories/experiences with these, they'd also be welcome. Cheers,
Paul


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Old 11-11-2008, 12:00 AM   #2
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here's a really cool small one:

Half-Yard of Ale Beer Glass & Stand | BeverageFactory.com


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Old 11-11-2008, 12:01 AM   #3
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google shopping is always good to search through:

Yard of ale - Google Product Search
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and of course, you have ebay:

yard of ale, Home Garden, Collectibles items on eBay.com
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How would you clean that thing?
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rinse it out after use and spray out with hot water and soap. if it gets really dirty, fill with sodium percarbonate and hot water and it'll clean that sucker.

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I've seen the 1/2 yards at Kitchen & Co. But their stock seems to rotate rather quickly and they never seem to have alot of the same glassware twice.
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There was a thread earlier today...I think they're on sale currently at WOrld Marketplace or somewhere like that.
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Having used one of these they are a nice thing to look at but a pain to use. You have to spin the yard as you drink otherwise you're likely to get a tidal wave of beer.

Luckily the movers broke mine and I no longer have to worry about it.
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Drinking from a yard can be an extremely messy experience. Even a half-yard is tricky. The bulb at the bottom makes regulating the flow very difficult towards the end. If you get one, plan on lots of practice ... outside.


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