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Glassware
« on: September 24, 2010, 01:08:32 AM »
I generally use the 20oz "nonic" style glasses. However, I have the "pokal" type as well. That's pretty much it except for a raggedy old Chimay goblet.

How about you guy's? What's your favorite style of glass for beer?
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2010, 03:21:29 AM »
I mainly use regular old pint glasses, but I like to beer-geek it up for some styles. I just bought a case of stanges for my kolsch. I also like big brandy snifters for strong beers like barleywines and old ales. I have several goblet styles for Belgians as well. I have a few dimple mugs too which I like drinking English styles out of.
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2010, 04:33:56 AM »
I have so much beer glassware that my wife is afraid to open the cabinet.  I like a tulip glass for Belgians, unless it's a Wit, then I use a chunky Hoegarden glass.  I like my Left Hand pilsner glass a lot.  Nothing like a Hefeweizen in its own glass.........
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2010, 05:25:45 AM »
I've got regular shaker style pint glasses, tall pilsner glasses, and glass mugs.  I've also got a few goblets that are really big wine glasses but I use them for my belgians and barleywines.

I'd like to get some traditional pub glasses and some tulip glasses.  I've been looking at this site but they only sell by the case.  I need to get some friends to go in with me.

http://www.webstaurantstore.com/third332/bar-glasses.html
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2010, 05:30:21 AM »
Ton's of glassware.  Mostly comprised of one off's, not too many "sets" or multiples of the same type.  I scour thrift stores and yard sales for interesting glassware and that is where a lot of my collection comes from.  I have found dimple steins, tulips, snifters, goblets, thistles and some glasses I have no idea what they are called but they suite some beers perfectly.

I also have a tendency to break glassware.  Especially my favorites.   :'(

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Re: Glassware
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2010, 05:53:55 AM »
I have a couple Orval goblets for Trappist and bigger Belgian styles, some tulips for wheats and other Belgians, but my favorite glasses are my half-litre glass steins and my conical pint glasses.  Nice thick walled glass, so my hand doesn't warm my beer.

When those are dirty, or I'm just having a 'regular' sized beer, I'll grab a shaker pint.
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2010, 06:00:54 AM »
I too have most of a kitchen cabinet filled with beer glasses of which my wife is imminently thrilled about  ::)

I make a lot of lagers, so I tend to favor my Ayinger Willibecker glasses.  But the ones that get used the most are my Samuel Smith nonick half pints. 
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2010, 06:04:54 AM »
Mainly 20-oz handled mugs - fits a 500ml just right.  Also have a couple of the Sam Adams glasses from when they were giving them away a while back.  Oh, and I have a case of 5-oz "sample" glasses for tastings.
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2010, 06:05:52 AM »
I too have most of a kitchen cabinet filled with beer glasses of which my wife is imminently thrilled about  ::)

Put a shelf up next to your kegerator (if ya got one  ;D)

Then the problem is remembering to bring them back there once they are washed!  

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Re: Glassware
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2010, 06:10:44 AM »
I too have most of a kitchen cabinet filled with beer glasses of which my wife is imminently thrilled about  ::)

+1

My wife is also thrilled.  ::)

I like the idea of a separate cabinet near the kegerator.
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2010, 06:16:55 AM »
I too have most of a kitchen cabinet filled with beer glasses of which my wife is imminently thrilled about  ::)

Put a shelf up next to your kegerator (if ya got one  ;D)

Then the problem is remembering to bring them back there once they are washed!  

 ;)

no room near the current kegerator, but we are building a new house, and guess what one of the top things on the list was for the kitchen  ;)
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2010, 07:10:36 AM »
I too have most of a kitchen cabinet filled with beer glasses of which my wife is imminently thrilled about  ::)

+1

My wife is also thrilled.  ::)

I like the idea of a separate cabinet near the kegerator.

Excellent!  Now, I just need to finish building my kegerator (and find an old cabinet).
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2010, 07:24:04 AM »
I have a ton of glassware as well, but I seem to have gravitated toward a 10 oz. snifter for just about everything. I can get a good 7 to 8 oz. in the glass and still have enough room for a nice head. Lets me sample multiple beers per session with out over doing it and also seems to be the right amount per pour for temperature and carbonation consistency for the drinking duration.
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #13 on: September 24, 2010, 10:07:11 AM »
I mostly use shaker pints.  I have lots of other glassware in a cabinet in the garage, but almost always forget to go get the proper glass.
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Re: Glassware
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2010, 10:36:18 AM »
I did have a stupidly large beer glass collection a few years back - literally about 500 glasses. Of course, I'd lived in the same place for 12 years. :)

Then when the fiance and I moved in together, we went through the pare down of stuff phase... I lost all but 50 of the glasses and had good reasons for each, dangit!

fortunately, she just rolls her eyes and shakes her head at the silliness and I try to do the same for her.
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