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Re: beer. and lots of it.

Post by frank lee bent » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:20 am

its not the same

This is because a pint in the United Kingdom is bigger than a pint in the United States.
The UK pint is 20 fluid ounces, while the US pint fills up 16 fl oz. However, this translation is not that simple, as fluid ounces do not equal one another across the Atlantic.


Here is the breakdown of volume between the two countries: The British Imperial fluid ounce is equal to 28.413 milliliters, while the US Customary fluid ounce is 29.573 ml. The British Imperial pint is 568.261 ml (20 fluid ounces), while the US Customary pint is 473.176 ml (16 fl oz). The British Imperial quart is 1.13 liters (40 fl oz), while the US Customary quart is 0.94 L (32 fl oz). The British Imperial gallon is 4.54 L (160 fl oz), while the US Customary gallon is 3.78 L (128 fl oz).

Read more at the ANSI Blog: Why a Pint is Bigger in the UK than in the US https://blog.ansi.org/?p=158111
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Re: beer. and lots of it.

Post by Ghostwriter » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:46 pm

I like it when everybody comes back to the good old metric system when lost beetween pints and else...
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Re: beer. and lots of it.

Post by Mishmash » Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:42 am

frank lee bent wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:20 am
its not the same

This is because a pint in the United Kingdom is bigger than a pint in the United States.
The UK pint is 20 fluid ounces, while the US pint fills up 16 fl oz. However, this translation is not that simple, as fluid ounces do not equal one another across the Atlantic.


Here is the breakdown of volume between the two countries: The British Imperial fluid ounce is equal to 28.413 milliliters, while the US Customary fluid ounce is 29.573 ml. The British Imperial pint is 568.261 ml (20 fluid ounces), while the US Customary pint is 473.176 ml (16 fl oz). The British Imperial quart is 1.13 liters (40 fl oz), while the US Customary quart is 0.94 L (32 fl oz). The British Imperial gallon is 4.54 L (160 fl oz), while the US Customary gallon is 3.78 L (128 fl oz).

Read more at the ANSI Blog: Why a Pint is Bigger in the UK than in the US https://blog.ansi.org/?p=158111
Ghostwriter wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:46 pm
I like it when everybody comes back to the good old metric system when lost beetween pints and else...
Ahhhhh.. The good old French stealing thunder from the Greeks :beer3: with their liters...and then losing us all 28 parts in a million when found to be cheating everyone with their international prototype kilogram

The actual SI unit is Cubic Meter as it is a unit of volume.

Liter is acceptable but really it is a decimetre... 10 x 10 x 10cm or 1000cm3

This was linked to the kilogram which was the weight of a decimetre of water at 4 degrees.

The French polished and kept a British made standard platinum-iridium kilogram (International prototype kilogram) since 1889 and we all trusted them until 2019 when it was found to be too heavy and actually 1.000028 Kg and thus 1.000028dm3

Nowadays, since we can't trust the french to keep their kilogram clean we use the Planck constant. 6.62607004 × 10-34 J.s

All in all we can say that cubic meters is best and the time it takes us three to drink that is around 3 to 6 months (not using SI units of seconds) of subjectively measured enjoyment
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Re: beer. and lots of it.

Post by Ghostwriter » Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:06 am

Mishmash wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:42 am
frank lee bent wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:20 am
its not the same

This is because a pint in the United Kingdom is bigger than a pint in the United States.
The UK pint is 20 fluid ounces, while the US pint fills up 16 fl oz. However, this translation is not that simple, as fluid ounces do not equal one another across the Atlantic.


Here is the breakdown of volume between the two countries: The British Imperial fluid ounce is equal to 28.413 milliliters, while the US Customary fluid ounce is 29.573 ml. The British Imperial pint is 568.261 ml (20 fluid ounces), while the US Customary pint is 473.176 ml (16 fl oz). The British Imperial quart is 1.13 liters (40 fl oz), while the US Customary quart is 0.94 L (32 fl oz). The British Imperial gallon is 4.54 L (160 fl oz), while the US Customary gallon is 3.78 L (128 fl oz).

Read more at the ANSI Blog: Why a Pint is Bigger in the UK than in the US https://blog.ansi.org/?p=158111
Ghostwriter wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:46 pm
I like it when everybody comes back to the good old metric system when lost beetween pints and else...
Ahhhhh.. The good old French stealing thunder from the Greeks :beer3: with their liters...and then losing us all 28 parts in a million when found to be cheating everyone with their international prototype kilogram

The actual SI unit is Cubic Meter as it is a unit of volume.

Liter is acceptable but really it is a decimetre... 10 x 10 x 10cm or 1000cm3

This was linked to the kilogram which was the weight of a decimetre of water at 4 degrees.

The French polished and kept a British made standard platinum-iridium kilogram (International prototype kilogram) since 1889 and we all trusted them until 2019 when it was found to be too heavy and actually 1.000028 Kg and thus 1.000028dm3

Nowadays, since we can't trust the french to keep their kilogram clean we use the Planck constant. 6.62607004 × 10-34 J.s

All in all we can say that cubic meters is best and the time it takes us three to drink that is around 3 to 6 months (not using SI units of seconds) of subjectively measured enjoyment
Aaaah come on, 38 parts on a million ? That's just the angels share, no biggie.
Cubic meters beers ? Enough to be constantly plancked indeed
I know the average riversider spills more than 38 of the million beer's parts of his glass when rushing to it anyway, in pints or demis.

You can trust me to keep my own kilogram cleaned, and reeeally well polished.

:beer:
Nevermind, i'm not here anyway.
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