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Offline HoosierBrew

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SN/DFH IPA Glasses
« on: May 10, 2013, 03:24:06 PM »
Ok, so I like cool beer glasses. Got a couple of the Sierra Nevada/DogfishHead IPA glasses in the mail today. Both breweries evidently went into partnership with some glassmaker guy to make it, and then each sells it as their own (I opted for the Sierra version, since I have a love/hate relationship with DFH). They're tulip shaped, which we know concentrates hop aromas/beer aromas. Loosely in the vein of the Sam Adams glasses, only bigger (19 oz) and more attractive. A much thinner, much cooler looking glass.

 For function, they damn sure work.  My new IPA, which I tapped a couple days ago, was dry hopped heavily anyway, and the aroma is the most pronounced I've ever smelled in an IPA.  It's a good beer, but I'm sure any fresh IPA would rock in this glass. Might buy a couple more.
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Re: SN/DFH IPA Glasses
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2013, 05:24:17 PM »
Is it the one shaped like this? http://kotmf.com/beer/2013/engineering-an-ipa-glass/
If so, I also ordered the DFH version. Gotta' say I really don't like it. It looks cool, but I really don't enjoy the way my IPA's taste in them. The ounces it holds is nice though.

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Re: SN/DFH IPA Glasses
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2013, 07:44:49 PM »
We have 2, an they work as advertised. The glass agitates the beer to release aromatics towards the end.
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Re: SN/DFH IPA Glasses
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2013, 08:22:16 PM »
This is not exactly what I think of when you mention "beer glasses".

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Re: SN/DFH IPA Glasses
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2013, 08:42:32 PM »
We have 2, an they work as advertised. The glass agitates the beer to release aromatics towards the end.
Oddly enough, it's the end of the drink that I can't stand with that glass.

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Re: SN/DFH IPA Glasses
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2013, 08:58:36 PM »
I find the base too narrow, too unstable for operating under the influence.

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Re: SN/DFH IPA Glasses
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2013, 04:58:25 AM »
I find the base too narrow, too unstable for operating under the influence.

That's what's kept me from pulling the trigger on buying a few of these. They just don't look stable to me. I think I'd just upgrade my Sam Adams glasses to 22oz if I were to expand my glassware selection right now.
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