A pint glass is a drinking vessel made to hold either a British ("imperial") pint of 20 imperial fluid ounces (568 mL) or an American pint of 16 US fluid ounces (473 mL). These glasses are used predominantly to serve beer.
Other articles related to "pint, pint glass, glass":
... Beer is now generally sold in pint and half-pint glasses (Half-pint glasses are generally smaller versions of pint glasses.) ... The common shapes of pint glass are Conical glasses are shaped, as the name suggests, as an inverted truncated cone around 6 inches (15 cm) tall and ... The nonic, a variation on the conical design, where the glass bulges out a couple of inches from the top this is partly for improved grip, partly to prevent the glasses from sticking together when stacked, and ...
... Thus when the flaming alcohol in a backdraft is covered with a pint glass over a saucer, the dense, cold air is replaced with less dense, warm air with a lot of alcohol vapour held in it ... fire is restricted, the remaining oxygen is used up and the fire in the pint glass goes out, removing the heat source ... The alcohol-laden warm air now in the glass cools and begins to create a pressure difference ...
... Pint glass collecting is an increasingly popular way for individuals to commemorate their visits to popular tourist destinations, most notably to ... These destinations often sell pint glasses adorned with their logos, which are either silkscreened or engraved on the side of the glass ...
Famous quotes containing the words glass and/or pint:
“Here in the centre stands the glass. Light
Is the lion that comes down to drink. There
And in that state, the glass is a pool.
Ruddy are his eyes and ruddy are his claws
When light comes down to wet his frothy jaws”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accuracy of eye and hand.”
—Thomas Henry Huxley (182595)