Beers Pot, Schooner, Pint or Jug?

By Tom Redmond

This information is tedious but important.

Pots/Middy: 285ml

Pints: 568ml

Jug: 1140ml

Schooner: 425ml

The maths is relatively simple. A pot is one millilitre more than half the size of a pint. A jug is four millilitres more than two pints. Consequently, four pots equal exactly one jug. Schooners also fit nicely into the equation: they’re around 50% larger than a pot, or 25% smaller than a pint. So, a $2 pot is the same value as a $3 schooner or a $4 pint or an $8 jug.

Now that’s clear, it’s worth pointing out what the cluey tightarses amongst you will already know: you can pour more than four pots from most jugs owing to the capacity of a jug beyond it’s standard size and the missing capacity of a pot owing to the size of it’s head.

My advice: if you can’t do the maths, follow your heart.

 

Details

Author

Super Admin

Created

09 Oct 2018 6:54 PM

Updated

07 Nov 2019 10:14 PM

Tags

Latest Specials

Moore Park View Hotel (Waterloo)
$15 VB Jugs and $10 cheeseburger and fries.
Moore Park View Hotel (Waterloo)
$14 lunch specials Monday to Friday. Five delicious options to choose from!
Moore Park View Hotel (Waterloo)
$15 Rumps with chips, salad or mash (choose 2). Add a side of veg for $5!
Moore Park View Hotel (Waterloo)
$13 Schnitzels & $15 Parmas with chips, salad or mash (choose 2)
Hornsby Inn (Hornsby)
$10 Cocktails - Mai Tais, Margs & Mojitos
Hornsby Inn (Hornsby)
$4 Tooheys New Schooners + $5 House Spirits
Hornsby Inn (Hornsby)
$10 Cocktails - Mai Tais, Margaritas & Mojitos
Hornsby Inn (Hornsby)
$5 Schooners - All Tap Beer!