MANNERS & MORALS: Down the Hatch, Up the Check

MANNERS & MORALS

In New York City last week, associations of tavern-owners and saloonkeepers called sad-faced meetings to consider the rising cost of beer. "I don't think we'll be able to reduce the size of the glass," said President Robert Degnan of the United Restaurant Liquor Dealers of Manhattan, Inc. "There wouldn't be anything left." That left only one solution—the 15^ beer.

...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!