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#MNCleanPint demanding 'beer-clean' glassware, one tweet at a time

#MNCleanPint promotes beer-clean glassware

#MNCleanPint promotes beer-clean glassware

Picture the perfect beer. Crystal clear with delicate strings of bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass. Nice fluffy head. Rings of lace down the side of the glass as you drink.

Now picture the beer you get in many Twin Cities bars. No head. No lace. And the beer is cloudy, not because of the beer, but because of the gauzy film that coats the glass.

You only get that perfect beer in a "beer-clean" glass. What is a beer-clean glass? It's one that is free of residue; soap, lipstick, grease, bits of salad from the afternoon rush. It's the glass your beer deserves. It's the glass you deserve. Sadly, it's also the glass you too often won't get. But there's a revolution brewing that aims to fix that.

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#MNCleanPint is a Twitter revolution that seeks to recognize area bars for serving beer in beer-clean glassware. Just tweet your location along with a picture of that perfectly laced empty glass and the #MNCleanPint hashtag to let others know who's doing right by the beer. By doing so, you also enter yourself to win some excellent prizes.

Here's more info from the #MNCleanPint website:

We are searching for the cleanest pints in Minnesota and we need your help! We want to recognize those quality bars that are serving up quality beer in "beer clean" glasses! When you are done enjoying your tasty beverage just tweet a picture of your empty beer glass with all that beautiful lacing, telling us where you are drinking and use #MNCleanPint! Contest runs from Feb 1st -28th! Submit as many photos as you want, at as many bars as you want!  When it's all said and done, the votes will be tallied, and a winner will be chosen!  There will be an official announcement on MNBeer.com as well as a party at the winning bar to celebrate! But WAIT! There's more!  Every time you tweet a photo you are automatically entered* to win tons of great prizes including: An assorted glassware collection, a kegerator conversion kit, a $100 bar tab**, and lots more!! PLUS there will be prizes (3) for the most creative photos of the empty glass! Sponsored by JJ Taylor of Minnesota, MNBeer.com, Cicerone.org, MicroMatic, A Perfect Pint, & Boelter. Must be 21+ to win (and to drink in bars...duh!) *All submissions for the bar that wins will be entered for the grand prizes. ** Bar tab is ONLY valid the night of the celebration party, at the winning bar. Tab must be split by 3 or more people. No change will be given, and no carry over for any unused portion of the tab.

Cheers, Michael Agnew Certified Cicerone A Perfect Pint