Beer in Plastic Bags – level 3

13-06-2018 07:00

Buying beer in plastic bags is a local custom in east China’s Qingdao City where almost every streets shop is equipped with Tsingdao beer barrels and sterilised plastic bags.

The 3.5% fresh beer is sold by the pound and weighted to prevent gaseous volume manipulation. One pint of the beer costs 1.5 Chinese yuan which corresponds to approximately 24 cents.

The custom is hardly to die out in the city where people drink it straight from the bag with a straw or pour it into a glass from a hole in the bag.

Difficult words: custom (a traditional way of doing something), gaseous volume manipulation (changing how much has is inside of something so you can make more money), approximately (around), die out (stop happening).

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