BUYING beer in schooners and middies in Sydney hotels and then bottling it yourself is an expensive way of buying it, although not illegal, provided you pour the beer into the bottle yourself.
To the right is a bottle containing 3 ULVA middies of draught beer – cost 1/9 [One shilling and nine pence]. It is only partly filled. Brewery bottled beer, (NSW), filled to the dotted line, costs 1/7½ [one shilling and seven and a half pence] a bottle.
- Middie holds a little less than the 9 oz. content of schooners used in Perth. Price of bottled beer here is 1/9.
– Perth Mirror Saturday 19 April 1947
PAYPAL BAR TIP
If you would like to support my work, you can leave a small 'bar tip' here of $2, or several small tips, just increase the amount as you like. Your generous patronage of my work and research, however small it appears to you, will greatly help me with my continuing costs.
Categories: beer bottles, beer glasses, Perth Hotels, Sydney hotels
What's Your Thoughts?