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Offline smkranz

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Clear plastic tasting cups - cheap!
« on: January 02, 2013, 09:37:07 PM »
Just received a carton of these clear plastic tasting cups, for use at an upcoming beer tasting class.  They are 5 oz. Dixie brand cups, crystal clear, no odor, perfect for tasting and competition-sized pours, and they cost only $45 for 1,000 cups.  I can only say, I'll be buying these for my competition and beer classes for as long as they sell them.

http://www.amazon.com/Dixie-CC5-Plastic-Capacity-Clear/dp/B004NG8DI8/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

Here's the actual cup with a sample (contents are Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale)...



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Re: Clear plastic tasting cups - cheap!
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2013, 06:50:10 AM »
That's great! Finding good cups drove me crazy last year and I still have 1000 cups sitting next to my desk that I bought for competition but couldn't use. They are beautifully crystal clear but have a horrible phenolic-plastic smell.
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Re: Clear plastic tasting cups - cheap!
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2013, 09:53:02 AM »
We use these at our comps, but the cost in Canada is $45/600 cups.

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Re: Clear plastic tasting cups - cheap!
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2013, 07:43:37 PM »
Thanks, we've used similar cups but they were more expensive in the past.  I've bookmarked it for our next BJCP judging class and competitions.

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Re: Clear plastic tasting cups - cheap!
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2013, 11:03:33 AM »
Thanks! I'm sure we will use these for our two upcoming competitions.
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Re: Clear plastic tasting cups - cheap!
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2013, 07:57:15 PM »
My club bought some of these for our monthly comp.  They've worked out well.  Thanks for posting.
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