Some articles on beer boots, beer, boot:
... Beer boots, or Bierstiefel, have over a century of history and culture behind them ... It is commonly believed that a general somewhere promised his troops to drink beer from his boot if they were successful in battle ... prevailed, the general had a glassmaker fashion a boot from glass to fulfill his promise without tasting his own feet and to avoid spoiling the beer in his ...
Famous quotes containing the words boots and/or beer:
“... if we take the universe of fitting, countless coats fit backs, and countless boots fit feet, on which they are not practically fitted; countless stones fit gaps in walls into which no one seeks to fit them actually. In the same way countless opinions fit realities, and countless truths are valid, tho no thinker ever thinks them.”
—William James (18421910)
“Gin for executions, beer for birthdays, wine for weddings.”
—P. J. Wolfson, John L. Balderston (18991954)