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Your Go-To Glass?

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

  1. drocpsu

    drocpsu Savant (320) New Hampshire Dec 25, 2006

    I typically use either my McChouffe tulip Or my larger 12oz unbranded tulip. Otherwise, I go or the SA perfect pint glass.
  2. Centennial

    Centennial Savant (450) Vermont Nov 9, 2009

    The one filled with some heady beer.
  3. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Either this


    or this

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  4. I usually rock my perennial hommel glass
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  5. Azzy

    Azzy Savant (300) Texas Jul 16, 2012

    My lost abbey glass until it fell and broke
  6. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poobah (1,260) Pennsylvania Dec 4, 2004 Beer Trader

    It looks like the stemware, especially the tulip style is the one of choice. I do my best to rotate the glasses but the one that I grab the most is my Weyerbacher tulip.
  7. stone imperial stout tulip. the glass is thin but I love the design
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  8. warrenout330

    warrenout330 Aficionado (240) Ohio Oct 19, 2012

    My 28 5/8 oz snifter, they're unbranded and the set wasn't cheap.... they bring a whole new experience to every beer that touches them.
  9. Agreed, that is a great glass. I have 2 since I suckered my wife into going.
  10. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Advocate (600) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    Definitely ISO. I absolutely love Perennial!
  11. A couple of years ago a store near me was going out of business. I managed to pick up a pair of Spiegelau Tulips and a pair of the pilsner glasses for $1.99 a pair.

    I love them, but I'm always paranoid that I'm going to break them.
  12. aranton

    aranton Savant (305) New York Apr 3, 2012

    The lack of BCBS Snifter bragging has a man without, upset...
  13. For a something like a regular IPA I usually go with one of my many pints, but anything out of my growler gets the mad elf or weyerbacher tulip (makes me feel like I get more out of it), as well as anything high alcohol, or stouts, etc...
  14. kirbmeist

    kirbmeist Savant (385) Florida Mar 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    my cigar city snifter. love that thing
  15. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Champion (805) California Sep 4, 2010 Beer Trader

    The brand is Spiegelau. They are a little pricey but I've had mine for a few years and really enjoyed them. They can be found in stores in a couple states but I think I bought mine on Amazon if I remember correctly.

    And does any remember that online show that push these glasses? I can't remember the name of it at all but always thought it was pretty awesome. It was two or three guys talking about releases and drinking...I know that's all of them...
  16. BradtheGreat7

    BradtheGreat7 Savant (340) Ohio Jul 22, 2011

    I literally have every style of beer glass known to man and I try to drink Beer style in their according glassware. I have nonic pints, standard pints, American conical pints, tulip stout style pints, becker pints/german pints, 12 oz mugs, german mugs, weizen glasses, pilsner glasses, stemmed snifters, tulip snifters, abbey goblets of all shapes, wine style glasses, port glasses, and some speciality glasses for particular craft beers, etc. but my go to glass is a nonic pint glass. It's a beautiful style glass really and most of my favorite craft breweries approve as most examples on their websites are poured into a nonic. Check out FFF's site and see how many of their beers are shown in nonics. American porters, stouts, double stouts, RIS's, double IPAs, ipa's, apa's are all so called approved as well as brown ales, Scottish ales/wee heavy's, and so on. It's the glass I grab most for sure. But the list goes on
  17. Whichever pint is available.
  18. Psychmusic

    Psychmusic Advocate (500) Connecticut Jun 22, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    I'm currently a big fan of the tiffany brandy snifter my girlfriend bought me for christmas

    though I hate taking it to school for fear of my doofy roommates breaking it so I usually stick to my Newport Storm glass or the dollar store tulip:
  19. CLCardinal84

    CLCardinal84 Savant (375) Illinois Jan 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    Three Floyds Teku or Pint Glass, New Belgium Globe or Cigar City Snifter. Sometimes my Fantome tulip if I'm feeling saucy.
  20. smo

    smo Savant (255) Pennsylvania Apr 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    My God that glass is glorious. Must. Have
  21. ferillo

    ferillo Savant (410) Massachusetts Sep 12, 2009 Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

  22. My DFH signature glass definitely sees the most action in my house, followed by my no-name nonic pint.
  23. BigStein88

    BigStein88 Advocate (525) New Hampshire Nov 5, 2007 Beer Trader

    I find this to be a pretty interesting topic, and am always surprised by all the people that love the tulip glass. Just never been a fan of anything other than a pint glass myself, especially the British.
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  24. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (730) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Beer Trader

    I have the Libby Craft Beer set from the OP, but mainly only use the stemmed glasses from it. Got it from Target for $20.
  25. At home, my go-to is my Russian River tulip:


    When I go out to my weekly beer night with my friends, I usually bring a New Belgium Globe because it's a good glass that I won't shed any tears over if I break it:
  26. marshmeli

    marshmeli Savant (495) New York Feb 14, 2012 Beer Trader

    Stone Imperial Russian Stout tulip
  27. lsummers

    lsummers Advocate (535) California Jun 21, 2010

    Haha, I suckered my girlfriend into going and I have 2. It's the twilight zone!
  28. Kaydogg

    Kaydogg Savant (385) Pennsylvania Jan 5, 2011


    unless gueuze which its
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  29. cyraschris

    cyraschris Aficionado (180) Florida Dec 15, 2012

    Most of the time I use a generic tulip my wife got for me. The only occasional exception at this point is I have the 'branded' glassware for my Trappist selections now. Loved the look of them. Great collection for the bar :)
  30. djaeon

    djaeon Champion (755) California Oct 2, 2006

    In general, my go to glass is a standard shaker pint. But if I have a specialty glass for a specific beer, I'll use it.
  31. Artmcd88

    Artmcd88 Savant (325) Pennsylvania Dec 22, 2011 Beer Trader

    It really depends on what I am drinking. I mix it up between my East End Brewery snifter and my multitude of standard pint glasses.
  32. MordorMongo

    MordorMongo Champion (750) Jul 19, 2009

    I've had many, but once I got this fucker, well yeah, that was all she wrote for the other ones.

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  33. dc55110

    dc55110 Advocate (560) Minnesota Oct 24, 2010 Beer Trader


    My every day glassware. I only bust out the branded glassware when the beer calls for it. No crying over spilled beer if one of these bite the dust.
  34. djaeon

    djaeon Champion (755) California Oct 2, 2006

    I should really get a set of non-branded standards like that. Then I wouldn't have to worry about a glass that I only have one of getting broken.
  35. milo_leon

    milo_leon Aficionado (110) New York Aug 25, 2012

    I like those! Where did you get them?
  36. dc55110

    dc55110 Advocate (560) Minnesota Oct 24, 2010 Beer Trader

    Thrift stores!
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  37. Eastside151

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

    Gold Mines for glassware!!
  38. That is a sweet glass.
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  39. davey101

    davey101 Champion (860) Connecticut Apr 14, 2009 Beer Trader

    I have about 12 or so I rotate through depending on style and brewery. These are my go-to's though
    NEBCO 668 Tulip
    Portsmouth Tulip
    DFH Signature
    Small unbranded brandy snifter
  40. Corona? Lol nice glasses though, I like that 668 glass shape too bad it isn't etched.
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