Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Largest glass of beer-Auld Dubliner sets world
TUSTIN, CA, USA -- The Auld
Dubliner Irish Pub made an an 8-foot-tall glass and
filled it with 430 gallons of Guinness stout-setting the new
world record for the Largest
glass of beer.
Photo: Auld Dubliner staff take a photo
in front of the world's
largest glass of beer. Photo by Elysse James / The Orange
County register (enlarge
The 8-foot-tall cup took about half
an hour to fill at the Auld Dubliner Irish Pub in The District
at Tustin Legacy.
The pub's owners had the stout poured as
about 400 people crowded into the restaurant and onto the
patio to watch as the cup filled.
glass of beer alone weighs 900 pounds, Auld Dubliner
co-owner David Copley said. The stout alone weighs 2,772 pounds,
said co-owner Eric Johnson after the full glass had been weighed.
The cup, made by Ontario-based California
Quality Plastics, was acrylic so it wouldn't break.
"We dipped our glasses in, and we have a pump,"
Johnson said. "We're going to drink it."
glass of beer will then tour the other Auld Dubliners,
in Orange, Long Beach, Riverside, Olympic Valley and Mammoth
Lakes, Peoria and Tuscon, Ariz., Henderson, Nev., and Bolingbrook,
The restaurant sold T-shirts and glasses
of Guinness to commemorate the moment. The proceeds benefit
the Orange County Fallen Fireman's Fund.
The previous Guinness world record for the
glass of beer was set in February 2008 by Harry Caray's
Italian Steakhouse in Chicago. Harry Caray's created a 4-foot-tall,
hexagonal, 100-gallon glass with a handle and spigot for serving.
That glass weighed about 1,000 pounds when filled.
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November 24, 2009