Glassify turns the bottom of a pint glass into a mini-computer that’s able to interact with a mobile device via a chip inserted during the manufacturing process and offer tailor-made deals through the Glassify app.
We’d love to see more bars move to the British nonic pint, a 20-ounce container that leaves plenty of room for some proper head. Not only do they look cool, they’re inexpensive, versatile and nobody hates them yet.
Done in acrylic, the series of paintings employs the classical glaze technique, using multiple layers of both paint and shellac. The result is a sharp, photo-like painting of a brightly illuminated glass of beer that almost seems to be glowing.
Need something that promises to take your beer drinking devotion to a whole new level? That’s the idea behind the Pretentious Beer Glass Co., a Kentucky-based company that offers several handcrafted beer glasses in different shapes for different styles of beer.
We’ve noticed that glassware for beer often becomes more important than the beer itself. This form of snobbery is arguably bad for beer as a whole, making it less approachable for some and removing the focus from the beer.
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Made of 100-percent food-grade silicone, the Silipint is dishwasher safe, as well as freezer, microwave and oven safe—not that you’d ever want to heat your beer in an oven, but it might come in handy for some wassail in the winter.
Beer service, when done right, can certainly put on a good show and captivate its audience. Such delivery, with proper glassware, thoughtful pours, and a touch of caring and flare, causes heads to turn and customers to ask what that lucky guy or gal is drinking.
Bars should select a half dozen different glass styles, each with the qualities necessary to present their beers in the best lights, thus encouraging sales with the corresponding head-turns and matching the expectations of their customers for honest pints, tulips and snifters.