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Title: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: a10t2 on January 17, 2013, 10:15:19 PM
Hopefully no one minds being used for market research. I'm getting ready to order some more merch for the brewery, and trying to find the sweet spot between what people want to pay and what I can afford.

If it impacts your decisions, this is a 20 fl oz tulip-style glass (http://www.webstaurantstore.com/libbey-4803-20-oz-pub-glass-24-cs/5514803.html) with etched logo and imperial pint (568 mL) fill line.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: morticaixavier on January 17, 2013, 10:17:00 PM
I voted 8 bucks assuming it came filled with beer. I might pay 8 regardless but if I was at a tasting room and could buy the glass filled with beer for 8 bucks I would snap it up.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: a10t2 on January 17, 2013, 10:23:27 PM
Once the pub is open, we'll definitely do a deal like that, but this is just for the glass.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: BrewingRover on January 17, 2013, 10:33:16 PM
Once the pub is open, we'll definitely do a deal like that, but this is just for the glass.

D'oh, already voted. Make my $8 a $5.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: mabrungard on January 17, 2013, 10:36:12 PM
Ah, I saw what the glass was too late.  I was able to erase my vote and revote. 

By the way, I love my tulip glass from the Seattle AHA conference.  The only thing that would make it better is if it had a pint capacity instead of 12oz.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: a10t2 on January 17, 2013, 10:47:13 PM
D'oh, already voted. Make my $8 a $5.

I don't think I can change anyone's vote, but you can. ;)
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: skrag6713 on January 17, 2013, 11:09:07 PM
hell, most of the pint glasses around here are $6-7 without the logo.  for an imperial pint logoed tulip - i'd pay $10.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: jeffy on January 17, 2013, 11:22:20 PM
People pay for beer glasses?
I think all of mine came from raffles, prizes or promotions.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: weithman5 on January 17, 2013, 11:33:43 PM
i went 8 bucks. i like that glass.  given that the price referenced is just under 2 bucks each.  filled with beer and a logo i could go for 8.  without beer and just logo it would not fetch more than 5 from me. 
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: jmmcfarland on January 18, 2013, 12:04:11 AM
Sounds like a cool glass, still I would definitely buy it at $5 as is. I think the average person would part with $5 bucks easy for a cool logo emblazoned tulip glass.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: thebigbaker on January 18, 2013, 12:13:57 AM
I voted $8 and I'd probably, and have, paid more.  I've got several tulip 5oz taster glasses from several local breweries and they usually run $2.50 - $3, so I have no problem paying $8+ for 20oz glasses, especially if it came filled w/ beer as Mort suggested!
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: jamminbrew on January 18, 2013, 12:26:00 AM
I have paid as much as $10 for a tulip or goblet glass, but those were crystal. On average around here, $5 for shaker pints and such.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: tygo on January 18, 2013, 01:32:35 AM
Just for the glass I voted $5.  If I was at a tasting room, liked the beer and the brewery, and it came filled with said beer I'd pay $8.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: erockrph on January 18, 2013, 02:06:46 AM
hell, most of the pint glasses around here are $6-7 without the logo.  for an imperial pint logoed tulip - i'd pay $10.

+1

I feel like Mr Moneybags in this crowd, but I definitely go out of my way and am willing to pay quite a bit extra to support my local brewery. I'm not a fan of the usual V-shaped pint glass, but for a tulip imperial pint I'd definitely pay $10, and maybe more if it included a beer. Makes me feel good to pimp my fave local brewery's swag.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: BrewingRover on January 18, 2013, 02:36:53 AM
D'oh, already voted. Make my $8 a $5.

I don't think I can change anyone's vote, but you can. ;)

Ah now I see the remove vote link.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: garc_mall on January 18, 2013, 02:54:06 AM
I voted $7. If it was a standard Shaker, would probably be 4 or 5. But if its a nice glass, something that I would want people to see me drinking out of, I think $7 is fair. But remember, Seattle has a higher cost of living than a lot of places. If you filled it with beer, I think $10 or $11 is fair.

Like most people, my pint collection is almost all glasses I picked up for free at brewers nights or such.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: reverseapachemaster on January 18, 2013, 03:43:56 AM
I voted $6 but if the glass had a cool design on it you could charge more. It's definitely uncommon to see that size tulip glass so I think you could probably charge more but personally I have so much glassware from pint nights and the few I have purchased that it would have to be really badass to spend any money on it.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: tschmidlin on January 18, 2013, 05:16:27 AM
Seems like a Guinness glass to me - which I like.  I'd pay $6 for one, but maybe $8 since I know you and that makes it cooler :)  I have way too many glasses though.

Btw, I get questions about 2 mile brewing all of the time when I wear my shirt!

Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: theoman on January 18, 2013, 07:48:33 AM
I voted, then I got a double vulgar had gesture in response.

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Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: theDarkSide on January 18, 2013, 02:05:35 PM
I voted, then I got a double vulgar had gesture in response.

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:o

It's like a Dad teaching his son hand gestures for when you a driving.  ;D
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: AmandaK on January 18, 2013, 02:46:07 PM
I voted, then I got a double vulgar had gesture in response.

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HA.

I would pay $6-8 for a local brewery's glass if it was a nice tulip like you are planning on (support your local brewery!). But most other brewery glasses I just wait until after 'Keep the Glass' night at the Flying Saucer here in KC. If they have any left overs, they sell them for $1 a piece. I've gotten quite a few Belgian glasses, snifters, weird glasses, German brewery glasses, etc from doing just that.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: Delo on January 18, 2013, 03:08:54 PM
I voted for >8. A lot of times it's $6 or $7 for a pint of beer at the bar and you dont get the glass.

All our everyday drinking glasses are pints of some sort we have collected through buying or being given one. If we like a place's beer, having a pint glass is a good way to remember it, especially if the glass is cool.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: theDarkSide on January 18, 2013, 03:19:35 PM
People pay for beer glasses?
Oh I pay for beer glasses.  Everytime I bring one home, the wife gets on me about another glass.   ;D

I love the glass from NHC2012...I hope Philly has something similar.

I voted for $5 for the shaker glass style.  Anything above that, I rather save the money for the beer and use the glasses I have.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: a10t2 on January 18, 2013, 04:31:35 PM
Thanks for all the votes and comments so far. I'm actually pretty surprised; I was expecting something like a Bell curve.

I guess the decision is whether to stick with something less common and lose some customers, or go with a glass we could sell for $4-5 (i.e. shaker pints).
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: redbeerman on January 18, 2013, 04:38:39 PM
I originally voted for $5, thinking that you meant a Shaker type pint glass.  I would pay more for a tulip glass ($7-8).
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: hopfenundmalz on January 18, 2013, 04:52:03 PM
People pay for beer glasses?

It looks like I am paying $255 for a glass this year, know what I mean?  :)
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: dbarber on January 18, 2013, 05:07:07 PM
People pay for beer glasses?

It looks like I am paying $255 for a glass this year, know what I mean?  :)

Think of all the free refills you'll get.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: redbeerman on January 19, 2013, 07:02:57 PM
People pay for beer glasses?

It looks like I am paying $255 for a glass this year, know what I mean?  :)

Think of all the free refills you'll get.

+1
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: hopfenundmalz on January 19, 2013, 08:27:10 PM
People pay for beer glasses?

It looks like I am paying $255 for a glass this year, know what I mean?  :)

Think of all the free refills you'll get.

I will let you buy me a beer on club night. Hope you have yours there.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: dbarber on January 21, 2013, 07:52:01 PM
People pay for beer glasses?

It looks like I am paying $255 for a glass this year, know what I mean?  :)

Think of all the free refills you'll get.

I will let you buy me a beer on club night. Hope you have yours there.

Deal
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: Jimmy K on January 22, 2013, 02:19:05 AM
Thanks for all the votes and comments so far. I'm actually pretty surprised; I was expecting something like a Bell curve.
The way the poll was worded, some people probably voted thinking they were pricing a traditional pint glass. Others voted on a tulip, which is traditionally more expensive. So you got two peaks.
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: pinnah on January 22, 2013, 05:01:48 AM
Depends on the logo.  Is it any good? 

How is the beer? ;)
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: anje on January 22, 2013, 06:32:11 PM
I'd say about $7-8 is the point at which I'd probably have to think about it, might get it later or not at all.

Mind you, I thought the beers were rather mediocre at a brewpub in my parents' town, was curious about a glass, and I believe they were charging well over $10 for non-shaker glasses. Under $8 for a glass from a place that sells really good beer, I would much more readily pay.  How much I like the beverage definitely would influence my decision to buy a glass!
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: a10t2 on January 22, 2013, 07:11:05 PM
Depends on the logo.  Is it any good?

I guess that's a whole other poll. I'm still playing around a bit: http://twomilebrewing.com/logoings-on/

As for the beer, I guess you'll just have to come up and find out. ;)
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: Jimmy K on January 22, 2013, 09:50:10 PM
Depends on the logo.  Is it any good?

I guess that's a whole other poll. I'm still playing around a bit: http://twomilebrewing.com/logoings-on/ (http://twomilebrewing.com/logoings-on/)

As for the beer, I guess you'll just have to come up and find out. ;)
I like it much better than the circle one.
Title: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: majorvices on January 23, 2013, 12:22:10 AM
Yeah, you can charge all you want but if you serve them in your pub they are going to disappear  regardless I know a lot of pubs that sell glasses, but don't serve you beer in those glasses. ;).
Title: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: majorvices on January 23, 2013, 01:49:14 AM
Yeah, you can charge all you want but if you serve them in your pub they are going to disappear  regardless I know a lot of pubs that sell glasses, but don't serve you beer in those glasses. ;).

or I should say, serve beer in plain glasses...
Title: Re: Pint Glass Pricing Poll
Post by: phillamb168 on January 23, 2013, 02:27:34 PM
$10 plus a beer fill seems like a bargain. I've paid 12 eur and $15 before for glasses.