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Ordering a Drink in Non-Traditional Glassware

I believe the type of glass you are looking for is called an "Old Fashioned glass" named for the cocktail typically served in it. Depending on the size of the drink you may possibly want request your ...
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How can I figure out what a beer tastes like based on the name (i.e. before ordering/trying it)?

How can I figure out what a beer tastes like based on the name (i.e. before ordering/trying it)? The short answer is no. Personal experience tells me that it is not possible to figure out how a beer ...
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How can I figure out what a beer tastes like based on the name (i.e. before ordering/trying it)?

One good resource is BeerAdvocate. Untappd is another, but you need to create an account for that site. BeerAdvocate has a whole section on beer styles along with reviews and ratings of specific beers....
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Is there a term for a cocktail made of equal proportions of its ingredients?

Is there a term for a cocktail made of equal proportions of its ingredients? There seems to be no known terminology for a cocktail made with equal proportions of ingredients! However that can not stop ...
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How did the phrase "beer me" originate?

In the opening scene of Three's Company, S07 E20 · Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow | Apr 5, 1983, character Larry Dallas walks into the Regal Beagle and shouts to Mike the Bartender, "Beer me!"
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What is the technical name for the stopper used to seal a barrel of beer or wine?

The stopper is called a “bung”. The hole is called the bung hole. A bung, stopper or cork is a truncated cylindrical or conical closure to seal a container, such as a bottle, tube or barrel. Unlike ...
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Reverse dry shake, when and what for?

It seems the main purpose is preserving the foam. Why the Reverse Shake Yields Perfect Egg White Foam
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What does "Common" refer to in a "California common ale"?

From what I read on several sites/articles, when the style was created, this kind of beer was known as a cheap, find everywhere, refreshing beer. Therefore everybody was able to drink it hence the ...
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What are requirements for a micropub?

Young in terms of establishments - Micropubs "traditionally" have to adhere to certain "standards": There is only one room Generally too small to have a bar No Televisions No Juke Boxes No ...
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How did the phrase "beer me" originate?

Good question, and no real origin that I can find; the oldest documented use that I could find is from The Simpsons, Episode 19, Season 2 (November 15, 1990): Homer: "Marge, beer me! ... Don't toy ...
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