Beer carrying record attempt falls short

Nov. 10, 2008 at 4:36 PM

EICHENAU, Germany, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- An Eichenau, Germany, woman said she fell short in her attempt at setting a world record by carrying 21 mugs of beer for a distance of 131 feet.

Anita Schwarz, 48, said she began by carrying the mugs of beer in a pyramid formation in a tent near the municipality of Zeltingen, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday.

However, Schwarz said the tower toppled and spilled beer across the floor of the tent before she could carry the mugs for the record-setting distance.

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