mini snifter role call

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by cosmicevan, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    the mini snifter is my favorite glass. something about those ~6oz snifters that justs hit the nail on the nose for tastings...the wide bottom and pinched nose just can't be beat for enjoying a small pour of a beer. i love having a variety of these for when doing verticals and knowing which unique snifter is which beer as opposed to the challenge of knowing that the 2009 is on the right...

    that being said, this is a style of glass that i'm ISO pretty much whatever i don't have...so let's see if we can figure out what's out there. here's what i know of that i have:

    Firestone Walker - FW snifter
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    Firestone Walker - animals over a barrel
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    Jackie O's anniversary (think this was the 6th from last year???)
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    Dark Lord Intelligentsia
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    Firestone Walker Invitational (picture coming soon)
    Elysian Great Pumpkin (picture coming soon)

    i've also seen:
    Sam Adams Triple Bock (very much ISO)

    what others are out there?
     
  2. totoropanda

    totoropanda Apr 12, 2012 New Jersey
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    I know Kane has one from south jersey
     
  3. thedoer

    thedoer Sep 27, 2010 New Jersey

  4. Tedwarhc

    Tedwarhc Jan 24, 2011 Pennsylvania

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    Jackie O's 7th Anniv.
     
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  5. oldp0rt

    oldp0rt Feb 24, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    You're right, these are the best for tastings. I had bought 4 cases of blank ones for a tasting because no other taster glass would do.

    (nice little collection by the way.)
     
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  6. dazedandconfused

    dazedandconfused Dec 11, 2008 New Jersey
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    Just picked one up at Kane the other day. Have one from troegs as well. The troegs is a lil plain though.
     
  7. jmarce

    jmarce May 15, 2011 Connecticut

    B. Nektar sells one

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  8. jedwards

    jedwards Feb 3, 2009 California

    Triple Bock mini snifter:

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  9. djaeon

    djaeon Oct 2, 2006 California

    Hess made a logo mini-snifter that was part of a keep the glass deal at the Ordeum Rex barleywine release. Pictured next to the regular sized snifter:

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  10. ant880

    ant880 Nov 7, 2010 New York

  11. Rifugium

    Rifugium Mar 2, 2009 Pennsylvania
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  12. Treebs

    Treebs Apr 18, 2011 Illinois

    Not a big fan of Sixpoint beers, but I really like that glass.
     
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  13. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Dec 13, 2009 New York
    Beer Trader

    agreed, i have been very much iso that glass for a while, but they never sold them, just part of giveaways and what not or so i've heard.
     
  14. yeahnatenelson

    yeahnatenelson Feb 8, 2010 Illinois
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  15. JrGtr

    JrGtr Apr 13, 2006 Massachusetts
    Subscriber

    I have a couple of those from Left hand Brewing.
     
  16. jodan

    jodan Jul 24, 2008 California

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    5050 Eclipse and Hangar 24 Barrel roll glasses.
     
  17. totoropanda

    totoropanda Apr 12, 2012 New Jersey
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    ISO eclipse!
     
  18. brooklynbrews

    brooklynbrews Jan 21, 2010 Uzbekistan

    was gifted the Barrel Roll glass in a BIF recently and it is part of my regular rotation. I love that little guy.
     
  19. jodan

    jodan Jul 24, 2008 California

    Yeah its nice, I should've bought extras. I was happy to discover the eclipse glass hiding after 10 months.
     
  20. Corbet

    Corbet Nov 7, 2010 Michigan
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    That Intelligentsia/Dark Lord snifter is awesome. I must have it. Same with the Eclipse and Barrel Roll snifters.
     
  21. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    I have been using unprinted ones for about 10 years as they are awesome tasters. Seems I need/want to get some brewery ones.
     
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  22. Mealhouse

    Mealhouse Feb 19, 2012 Minnesota
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    Steel Toe Brewing has a very simple mini-snifter, wish they had used their logo or Hop Leaf in the design though rather than just text.
     
  23. Cbusssted

    Cbusssted Jul 3, 2012 Ohio

    What's a meadery?
     
  24. Tedwarhc

    Tedwarhc Jan 24, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Mead is fermented honey, it is becoming more popular in the midwest to east coast.
     
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  25. Tedwarhc

    Tedwarhc Jan 24, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Here is a great example from a startup outside Pittsburgh: http://laurelhighlandsmeadery.com/
     
  26. stawn

    stawn Sep 16, 2008 California
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    Fantastic glasses! We have them at Rip Current (new San Diego brewery)
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  27. steebo777

    steebo777 Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Pretty stellar stuff, especially B. Nektar. Check out Dark Dark Goose for beer+mead heaven (BA coffee mead then aged in a BCS barrel with gallons of BCS).
     
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  28. Jwale73

    Jwale73 Aug 15, 2007 Rhode Island
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    My Old Stock snifter in my go to for high abv beers. Doesn't look like they make it anymore though.
     
  29. Tedwarhc

    Tedwarhc Jan 24, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Nice, I see a merch spot on the site but nothing yet. Can you get one or two to send my way?
     
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  30. djaeon

    djaeon Oct 2, 2006 California

    The wall o' cans in the background makes me think of Blind Lady Alehouse.
     
  31. ant880

    ant880 Nov 7, 2010 New York

    The results of my obsessive compulsive Elysian pumpkin snifter research. Please feel free to correct if I made a mistake or add any pre-2009. Not sure when they started giving these out...

    8th Annual (2012)
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    7th Annual (2011)
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    6th Annual (2010)
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    5th Annual (2009)
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  32. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Dec 13, 2009 New York
    Beer Trader

    thanks a lot...all i needed was more glass to ISO.

    in any case ISO ISO ISO!!!
     
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  33. Tedwarhc

    Tedwarhc Jan 24, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Just picked up a pair of the troegs tasters,
    One going out in the bif. They are a bit larger an thicker than most of the ones listed here. Very nice piece.
     
  34. Rifugium

    Rifugium Mar 2, 2009 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Obviously still ISO any pre-2012 Elysian pumpkin glasses. And while we're on the subject, City Tap House (Philly bar) also released an Elysian "knock-off" pumpkin glass for an event, though it's not a mini, it's a 9ozer I think. The back says 2012 Pumpkin Smash or something.
     
  35. stawn

    stawn Sep 16, 2008 California
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    Lee has a fun collection at Blind Lady. Paul, the owner of Rip Current, has a slightly larger collection. Not the best picture, but here a shot inside the tasting room. I believe it is around 1/4 of his collection.
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    As for the snifters, Rip Current's web store isn't active yet, but I could probably buy/trade a couple with someone if they really want. Just BM me.
    Cheers!
     
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  36. ant880

    ant880 Nov 7, 2010 New York

    You are right, it's this guy below (as you said its not a mini). This glass had me very confused until I figured out it was not actually an Elysian snifter.
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  37. marshmeli

    marshmeli Feb 14, 2012 New York
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    I like that 50/50 one...

    I have the FW animals/barrels one and a nice Barrier Brewing one as well
     
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  38. cosmicevan

    cosmicevan Dec 13, 2009 New York
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    would love to see a pic of the barrier one. i didn't know the locals were putting out minis.
     
  39. marshmeli

    marshmeli Feb 14, 2012 New York
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    I will take one tonight, I have some on untappd but the beers are all dark so tough to see the logo. My buddy got them probably in the early summer for, pretty cheap, like 3 for $10 or something like that
     
  40. ant880

    ant880 Nov 7, 2010 New York

    I'd also love to see a pic...wife and I stopped by Barrier for a growler fill when they first opened a couple of years ago (my in-laws are pretty close by), I dont think they even had any logo merchandise at the time. I'd love to stop by and grab a few of these...are they up and running again since the hurricane?
     
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