One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A bottle of Steinlager beer.‘I wandered in and got a Steinie from the garage fridge’
- ‘The sandwich was delicious and with a cold Steinie was the perfect way to end an awesome weekend.’
- ‘The first two Steinies barely touched the sides.’
- ‘Underage teenies would gather in their gazillions, drinking Purple Goannas and Steinies.’
- ‘All the drunk carpenters must parallel park their trucks when they stop to get more Steinies.’
- ‘A six pack of Steinies was tucked under one solid arm.’
- ‘Fish and chips and a Steinie, please.’
- ‘They'd all be sitting around right now down at the local pub, knocking back a few Steinies.’
- ‘I've only got a couple more Steinies, but I can do you a bottle of the house Pinot Gris.’
- ‘He carried two Steinies to refresh himself.’
- ‘Each of his jacket pockets was stuffed with a steinie.’
1980s: from the proprietary name of the brand of beer Steinlager + -ie.
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