From pint, to long sleever, to pot and schooner By MICK ROBERTS © THE ‘long sleever’ was an impressive looking beer glass that stood 45cm high and held an Imperial pint, or 20 fluid ounces. In colonial times, when… Read More ›
The London Tavern no longer trades as a pub. Can any one tell us when it closed?
DURING the 1940s, Sydney’s pubs experienced a huge problem with customers stealing beer glasses. In Sydney’s 600 hotels during 1944, the weekly loss of beer glasses by theft and breakages was estimated by the United Victuallers Association, the forerunner of… Read More ›