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Kolsch glass source (stang)
« on: April 23, 2014, 06:26:26 AM »
Haven't seen this posted in a while but for those of you who don't know about Lee Valley tools they have great prices on cases of stangs (kolsch glasses). I'm about to order me another case and figured I'd share. You're welcome. ;)

http://www.leevalley.com/us/gifts/page.aspx?p=45168&cat=4,104,53200&ap=1
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2014, 06:45:11 AM »
Awesome. I'll be buying a few. Thanks !
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2014, 07:48:02 AM »
I always like going to a brewery serving kolsch out of a stang.  Though I think it's only ever happened once... and said brewery has since gone out of business (Local Pub & Brewery, Jackson, MI).  I only managed to get in there the once but I really liked the beers and food... Though the location was a bit out of the way...
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2014, 12:00:51 PM »
I'm down to seven from the original 12. Breaking them at the rate of one a year.

+1 though. Awesome glasses!
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2014, 02:53:41 PM »
I bought these same glasses from Lee Valley. I really like them and they're perfect for Kolsch.

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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2014, 10:30:23 AM »
I hate Stangen. Gimme a Hoibe, or gtfo.

Also, it's spelled "Stange." See, I can be pedantic in two different languages now!
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2014, 10:38:32 AM »
I hate Stangen. Gimme a Hoibe, or gtfo.

Also, it's spelled "Stange." See, I can be pedantic in two different languages now!

Also translates to pole, post, or rod. Descriptive of the glass shape.
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2014, 10:47:46 AM »
Also also, it's spelled "Koelsch" or "Kölsch." It's a close-mid front rounded vowel. It's like the vowel sound in "bird." It's not "coal-sh," more like "curl-sh," minus the "r." If you ever make it over here, the proper pronunciation will make your life a whole lot easier.   
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2014, 01:06:18 PM »
Also also, it's spelled "Koelsch" or "Kölsch." It's a close-mid front rounded vowel. It's like the vowel sound in "bird." It's not "coal-sh," more like "curl-sh," minus the "r." If you ever make it over here, the proper pronunciation will make your life a whole lot easier.   

I did not know that - I appreciate the correction with the spelling and pronunciation (but there are many using the "no e" spelling, including Reissdorf)    As to stanges, I have a bunch, but I found them excessively foamy for most properly carbonated beers.  They also break very easily. 
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2014, 01:37:14 PM »
Pretty much like eggshell. Breaks even on the carpet.
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2014, 11:45:59 PM »
I did not know that - I appreciate the correction with the spelling and pronunciation (but there are many using the "no e" spelling, including Reissdorf)   

Um, what? Reissdorf definitely spells Kölsch with an o-umlaut. If you can't make that letter, for instance if you have an English keyboard, the proper way to make umlauts is to put an e after the vowel that's supposed to have the umlaut.

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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2014, 04:39:09 AM »
If you can't make that letter, for instance if you have an English keyboard, the proper way to make umlauts is to put an e after the vowel that's supposed to have the umlaut.

On a Windows PC with a US-English keyboard, you can make these characters by holding down the Alt key and pressing the appropriate 4-digit code:

ä = Alt + 0228
ë = Alt + 0235
ï = Alt + 0239
ö = Alt + 0246
ü = Alt + 0252
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2014, 06:03:39 AM »
I see - use the umlauts or add the "e".  Got it now.  I had quite a few different brands that I liked, especially half liter cans of Früh, and for iPads, you can simply hold down the letter and it gives you choices of uses, including umlauts.
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2014, 06:19:40 AM »
I realize there is supposed to be an umlaut but I personally don't care and I think it looks stupid (and pedantic) with the "e" after the "o" and I'm not about to try to figure out how to do the umlaut on my keyboard so suck it up and deal with it. KOLSCH!


And I like my little kolsch glasses. One or two of those is all I care for of a kolsch anyway.
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Re: Kolsch glass source (stang)
« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2014, 07:24:48 AM »
I realize there is supposed to be an umlaut but I personally don't care and I think it looks stupid (and pedantic) with the "e" after the "o" and I'm not about to try to figure out how to do the umlaut on my keyboard so suck it up and deal with it. KOLSCH!

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