However, the new legislation, which is to be introduced in a few months, will let pubs pour a smaller 400 milliliter (about 13.5 ounces) glass of beer. Pub-goers will also be able to order a smaller serving of wine in a 75 milliliter (about three ounces) glass. Government officials hope the law will change the excessive drinking habits of the nation.
I've always enjoyed the smaller glass size that's offered in other parts of Europe, like Spain's cana or tubo, and hope that the United States will follow suit. How about you? Do you think American bars should serve a glass of beer that's smaller than a pint?