This upside-down beer glass caught our eye. We wanted a set, but couldn’t justify the expenditure (not to mention, no room in our cabinet).

The double-walled glass keeps your beer colder, for longer.

There’s no condensation on the outside, either.

Plan ahead for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day and take a further look at the glasses.
 
 
SOME BEER TRIVIA

  • The oldest known written recipe in the world is for beer.
  • The first brewery in North America opened in 1642, in Hoboken, New Jersey. The oldest brewery still in business is Yuengling. It began in 1829 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
  • The first beer brewed on the continent was by members of the Roanoke Colony in Virginia, in 1587.
  • Beer was first available in bottles in 1850. Cans arrived in 1935. Cans that opened with pull tabs weren’t launched until 1962.
  • Before then, you needed a punch can opener to open the can (photo #2).
  • The first beer six-packs came onto the market in the 1940s.
  • In 1969, beer in cans outsold beer in bottles for the first time.
  • A barrel of beer in the U.S. holds 31 gallons, enough to fill about 330 twelve-ounce bottles or cans.
  • Aside from water, beer is the second most popular beverage in the world. Tea is the most popular.
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    [Source]
     
     
    THE HISTORY OF BEER
     
    THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF BEER

     


    [1] No, you’re not tipsy. This beer glass truly is upside-down (photo © Lily’s Home).


    [2] Before tab tops were available in 1962, you needed a punch can opener to get to your beer. The other side is a bottle opener. You can still get them at Walmart and elsewhere (photo @ Walmart).

     

      


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