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Posted By: manitas_at_work
30-Dec-09 - 06:04 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Pewter Tankards
Subject: RE: Folklore: Pewter Tankards
I don't think glasses are more suitable but they did allow you to admire the clarity of the new-style beers. It's a bit pointless with the porters and stouts in vogue up to then - indeed you might wish to hide the cloudiness of the beer.