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Your Go-To Glass?

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by milo_leon, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. My go-to glass would probably be my Kuhnhenn tulip. The only exception would probably be sour ales. Oh and hefewiezens. I love to bring out a big hefe glass and indulge from time to time.

    If the occasion is particularly special, I will go with my Orval goblet. I picked that one up right at the monastery and I managed to get it home safely. Anyone familiar with the thin glass on the Orval goblet will appreciate this achievement. I just know that someday I will break it in the dumbest possible way right here in the comfort of my own home, after managing to take it halfway around the planet. But yes, that would be my favorite. Kuhnhenn would be my MVP.
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  2. kevanb

    kevanb Champion (795) Illinois Apr 4, 2011 Beer Trader

    I try to always drink from brewery specific glass, I also own way too much glassware, yet also not enough glassware...
  3. Dan_Bowman

    Dan_Bowman Savant (320) Ohio Apr 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Where does one purchase this glass?
  4. jhartley

    jhartley Poobah (1,330) Florida Aug 22, 2010 Beer Trader

    Almost always use this one.
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  5. creepinjeeper

    creepinjeeper Champion (950) Missouri Nov 8, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    I have the Libby craft beer set, but I haven't opened it yet. A basic pint in 20 oz and 16 oz and oversized wine glass. They seem to work for what I've been drinking.
  6. Dan_Bowman

    Dan_Bowman Savant (320) Ohio Apr 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    DFH Shaped Pint Glass
    The Bruery Snifter
    Hoppin Frog Snifter
    Mason Jar
  7. Hawkharvs

    Hawkharvs Aficionado (225) Iowa Sep 9, 2012

    New Belgium snifter...or a typical Belgian tulip.
  8. craigo19

    craigo19 Savant (330) Michigan Oct 12, 2009

    New Belgium sniffer or Lagunitas Mason Jar.
  9. Surly tulip or Sam Adams Perfect Pint.
  10. HeyJim

    HeyJim Savant (395) Pennsylvania Sep 22, 2012

    Mikasa tulip/snifer. I have dozens of pint glasses, family hand-painted pilsners, and so on and so on, but I always use my plain, no design tulip.
  11. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    The Spiegelau is like the glass isn't even there, eh? Santa brought me some...bummed because the tulip was out of stock, but should be showing up any day. The lager glass is perfect for Jacks Abby. Not obsessed with it...will still turn to the SA perfect pint, but the Spiegelau stuff is sweet!
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  12. JohnnyMc

    JohnnyMc Advocate (605) Ohio Feb 14, 2012 Beer Trader

    The one I use most often is my specialty Dogfish Head glass, but for Imperial/Double IPAs and Imperial Stouts I use a Catawba Valley snifter and for Belgian Ales I use my Duvel tulip glass.
  13. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Savant (360) Maine Jul 24, 2011

    That's a Spiegelau tulip...check Amazon...BEST glass.
  14. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Savant (360) Maine Jul 24, 2011

    Seriously love Spiegelau...simply cannot more highly recommend it.
  15. RichD

    RichD Poobah (1,020) Rhode Island Mar 18, 2012 Beer Trader

    My Newport Storm snifter that's in half of my pictures and my Samuel Adams perfect pint which is in the other half.
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  16. caguiar

    caguiar Savant (265) New Hampshire Jul 5, 2011 Beer Trader

    Portsmouth / Smuttynose Tulip seems to fit the bill for almost any beer I drink.
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  17. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Advocate (525) Indiana Jan 4, 2012 Beer Trader


    To the left! Best Evar!
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  18. rubicat

    rubicat Aficionado (130) Ohio Nov 22, 2012

    I usually use a snifter when I am tasting a beer for the first time, but for everyday drinking I usually use pint glasses. I don't know why, but I usually prefer pint glasses over stemware. Just what I'm used to, I guess.
  19. 90% of my beer goes into a Unibroue tulip
  20. grandmeaulnes

    grandmeaulnes Savant (310) Ohio Oct 18, 2010 Beer Trader

    Hill Farmstead stemware
    Lost Abbey Rastal Teku
  21. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Advocate (650) Illinois Feb 27, 2009 Beer Trader

    Right now it's my Pipeworks tulip, but usually it's just any snifter.
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  22. CityofBals

    CityofBals Savant (480) Illinois Sep 12, 2012

  23. Depends on what I'm drinking. I find my New Belgium globes the most universal, but I rotate between a few others.

    Deschutes snifter
    Russian River stem
    Ommegang tulip
  24. [​IMG]My Sierra Nevada Imperial Hop Etched glass is almost the only glass I use. Holds 20 ounces which comfortably holds a carefully poured Surly. The etched hop on the bottom creates lots of extra bubbles. And if your drinking 12 ounce bottles you only have to kill 4 ounces before its full.
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  25. HoshuaJobbs

    HoshuaJobbs Aficionado (185) California May 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    H24 tulip. Sturdy with an etched logo.
  26. Most of the time, the snifter pictured here.


    Also have a FSW tulip which gets use, and a Stone IRS snifter tulip combo
  27. fox227

    fox227 Advocate (610) California Nov 19, 2010

    Ever since I bought this glass, I use it 90% of the time, for strong beers, or just nice and hoppy ones:
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  28. BJasny

    BJasny Savant (430) Texas Jul 10, 2011

    Probably have to go to with my Schlafly snifter
  29. hardy008

    hardy008 Champion (780) Minnesota Jan 12, 2008 Subscriber

    I tend to buy a lot of glasses from different breweries, and then use my $1 tulip from a Dollar Tree store most of the time. If it breaks, it only costs $1 to replace.
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  30. JrGtr

    JrGtr Savant (460) Massachusetts Apr 13, 2006 Subscriber

    I have a Unibrau Maudite tulip I use a lot. Also a NERAX nonic Inperial pint I use pretty frequently, along with a couple other types. I have a ton of glassware, though unfortunately, i don't have space to have most of them out now. I keep out a half dozen or so shaker pints, mostly for water and soda, and the above, along with a few Duvel tulips and a couple others, that I use for beer.
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  31. HuskyinPDX

    HuskyinPDX Advocate (690) Washington Jan 23, 2011 Beer Trader

    I use the brewery specific if I got it, then
    3F Teku
    Russian River
    For whatever I am feeling that night.
  32. wordemupg

    wordemupg Champion (905) Alberta (Canada) Feb 11, 2009 Subscriber Beer Trader

    What he said, I use these two for nearly everything.
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  33. Unbranded (by mistake) oversized duvel tulip
  34. Eastside151

    Eastside151 Savant (485) Ohio Jun 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    My new fave

    Dollar Store Beast

    Newest Glass

    Pint of choice
  35. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Savant (395) Florida Dec 5, 2012

    My Duvel tulip, so versatile.

  36. dap325

    dap325 Aficionado (200) New York Apr 2, 2009


    Either that or my Hill Farmstead stem glass.
  37. lsummers

    lsummers Advocate (535) California Jun 21, 2010

    I usually pick my Tony's glass I got from Tony's Darts Away's 2nd Anniversary. It's like a miniature tulip/snifter. I like the amount that fits in it and the shape.

  38. Pretty much every glass I own I get for free usually with a "buy the beer keep the glass" deal

    unibroue tulip

    Pretty much fits every beer, always has the best head and it looks fancy as shit. Even priced at more than 7+dollars

    Samuel Smith pint glass

    Second glass I use the most. Fits even more beer most of a bomber.

    New Castle brown glass

    I can thank BA for this since they let me know of this deal. Didn't cost me any purchase either since it was a print online thing with just the cost of a stamp and envelope.

    I have more glasses but use these 3 the most.
  39. wesbray

    wesbray Advocate (550) Alberta (Canada) Feb 29, 2012 Beer Trader