That first sip of a really great tasting draught beer is a magical moment. The senses are brought to life by the beer’s color, aroma and flavor. The dichotomy of the moment is inspiring: At once a thirst is quenched and an appetite created.
Full Pints - Live Beer - People March 1, 2005 - Rick Lyke
Collectibles - Full Pints September 1, 2002 - Dave Gausepohl
I can see clearly now that the beer is gone. Early drinking vessels included earthenware, crockery, wood, and even scraps of leather sewn together and lined with pitch. These crude containers served the purpose but obscured the visual image of a beer.