Mega Pints Explained: Understanding the Size, Capacity and Variations

by Karl S Updated on January 5, 2022

The phrase “Mega Pint” comes from the now famous defamation trial between actor Johnny Depp and wife Amber Heard.

Mega Pint: A very large or huge measurement of Alcohol.

In use: I poured myself a Mega Pint of Wine.

Up to this point in time, there hasn’t been such a thing or anyone to refer to a glass of wine by this term. Drinking a ‘pint’ typically refers to drinking a glass of beer, not wine.

A regular glass of wine is anywhere between 6-12 ounces, respectively.

Drinking at home? Maybe a little more. Getting served at that high-dollar reservation only 5 star joint? Probably a little less.

But when you are trying to make someone look like they were drinking more than you think they should, those numbers tend to get heavily inflated.

Especially after an argument.

Especially after an argument that ends up in court.

But, I love the internets perspective on it of course;

Source: Etsy

Here’s the full video:

And I hope the term will continue to live on and I’m sure that it will start popping up on local breweries beer size names you can order very soon too. Certainly not your typical type of beer glass.

The next time you are at the pub, sports bar, or even having a homebrew at your buddies place, order the MegaPint!

Here’s to you Johhny 😉

Ok, ok, just one more….