Bob Mc Murtry
Pint o’ Ale Is Fain
32 bar Jig for 3 couples
1-4 All three couples turn by the right hand and out to place, to end facing
clockwise round the set, men facing toward the top and women toward the
5-8 Dance clockwise, 3rd woman followed by 2nd and 1st women, to men’s side
of the dance. 1st man dances the same to women’s side followed by 2nd and 3rd
9-12 All three couples turn by the left and out to place.
13-16 Dance anti-clockwise back to original positions at the beginning of
the dance, women following 1st woman and men following 3rd man.
17-24 1st couple dances a figure of eight on their own sides with 2nd and
3rd couples, giving left shoulders to 2nd couple to begin. For more advanced
dancers, a reel of three on the sides may be substituted.
25-32 1st couple leads down the middle for three bars and back for three,
cast off one place. 2nd couple step up on bars 31&32.
Repeat, having passed a couple.