The Barley Mow

barley – the most important ingredient of beer-making (beer-brewing)

the barley mow – the person who shears (= mows) barley in the field

Types of beer in Britain:

  • Lager from the continent
  • Bitter
  • India pale ale (IPA)
  • Brown ale (Mid ale)
  • Stout / porter
  • Old ale (barleywine)
  • Irish red ale
  • Strong Scotch

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Imperial units of liquid:

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1 gill: 142 mL (0,142 l)
1 pint: 568 mL (0,568 l)
1 quart: 1137 mL (1,137 l)
1 gallon: 4546 mL (4,546 l)
1 barrel: 158,9 l

Here’s a repetition pub-song from the Elizabethan era. Listen to the performance of the Irish Rovers band and join in.

THE BARLEY MOW