Applebees beer fraud

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  1. toolmanmike

    toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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    Really?
     
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    What are the advertised sizes of those glasses? 16 and 20 oz?
     
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    Applebee's, a place I avoid.
     
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    • toolmanmike

      toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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      Can't find that on the menu.
       
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      Size may be right if filled all the way.
      That tall one wasn't filled to the rim (the widest part). Have not been there in a while, so can't say how they actually fill them. Deceptive shaped glasses are nothing new though.
       
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      • memike

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        I believe Chillies uses the same tall glass, I always get the small mug, 2 oz. Is not worth another buck in my book
         
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          Same. Regardless of the place. I usually figure the 'big beer' option is a scam.
           
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          • mopowers

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            It's easy enough to do the math to see which one is more cost effective - assuming both glass volumes are as advertised. I'd say the difference in the two glass in the video is easily 4 oz. As noted, the tall one isn't filled all the way to start with.
             
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            Another video:
             
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            But as long as it tastes better in the tall glass ...
             
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            Yet another video. 20 oz glass.
             
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            I question the volume of the "pint glass" in the first video. It's probably around 12-ish.
             
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            Funny how your math skills improve as you drink
             
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            • toolmanmike

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              Agreed. The first video isn't a true test. You don't know for sure how big the regular glass is. The second and third video are specific amounts.
               
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              I try not to order any drinks in restaurants, soda nor beer, etc. The drinks are big money makers and I prefer to get my fluids at home.
               
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              women get better looking too!
               
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                Back in the 80's my uncle worked briefly at a bar.

                He brought home, and I still have a few 11 oz "cheater" mugs.


                There used to be a place around here that "nickel beer" on Wednesdays.
                The mugs they used were quite a joke.
                The recess on the bottom was almost the same size as the top portion where the drink went.
                IIRC a friend and I measured it to be 5.5 oz.
                 
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                goes back to the math skills, you look at her assets, see a 2 a 2 and 3 and you think shes a 10
                 
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                  ...and the last three times I was at applebees, I ordered the rib tips.

                  same thing every time- totally inedible

                  nothing but fat and tiny bone chips.

                  how in hell are they selling those?

                  haven't been there in years
                   
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                    Why would you order the same thing 2 more times if it sucked the first time? :eek: :poke:lol
                    Their burgers and most appetizers are actually pretty good.
                     
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                    I ordered them once and wasn't impressed myself. Otherwise I like their food.
                     
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                    I throw them a $20 and climb under the tap:thumbsup:
                     
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                    CrappleBees
                     
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                      to see if there was a bad batch or if the quality improved.

                      sometimes it does

                      with them it did not
                       
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                        Sports stadiums have been busted doing this same thing also
                         
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