Das Boot – did you know?

The Legend of the Boot
16th Century German Students enjoyed having a few drafts, then dueling it out. As midnight neared, revelers laid down their swords and filled their boots with their favorite lagers for a toast. Before long, health-minded craftsmen began producing boots made of glass. Now Gordon Biersch carries the glass boot tradition forward, but sharp wits preferred to swords. Part of the tradition involves the correct way to drink from the boot without wearing it home. If you are a good little guest and ask your server nicely, you might even learn the secret…Source: http://www.gordonbiersch.com/our-beer/

~ by Golden Foam Notes on November 18, 2012.

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