Black and Tan


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an English recruit (who wore a uniform that was black and tan) serving in the Irish constabulary to suppress the Sinn Fein rebellion of 1919 to 1921

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The Black and Tans, so nicknamed because of their uniforms, were part of a British escalation of violence and brutality against the Irish in the 1920s.
To prepare a Black and Tan, first fill a pint glass halfway with Bass Pale Ale, then slowly pour in the stout over an upside-down spoon (or a specially designed, notched Black & Tan pouring spoon) placed over the glass to avoid splashing and mixing the layers.
The Black and Tans were an auxiliary regiment of the British Army.
We believe our three new beers -- Faust, Muenchener, and Black and Tan -- will deliver the more varied, and more flavorful beer tastes that many beer drinkers are looking for today.
The Black and Tan sneaker takes inspiration for the fine balancing act of a stout [Guinness] on top of a pale ale [Harp] in a pint glass.
CONTROVERSY ZNike's Black and Tan trainers have outraged Irish Americans
Martin Goldsmith, master of ceremonies for the night and host of ``Performance Today,'' drew a knowing laugh from the crowd after Marsalis' and pianist Marcus Roberts' bawdy rendition of Duke Ellington's ``The Black and Tan Fantasy'' when he said: ``I guess the roof is still standing, no thanks to you guys.
Ulster Unionists were outraged that the Black and Tan medal, commemorating IRA members who fought the Black and Tan regiment during the Irish War of Independence, was pinned to the chest of a graduate during a ceremony in November.
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