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mini snifter role call

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

  1. cosmicevan

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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

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    I know Kane has one from south jersey
     
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    Jackie O's 7th Anniv.
     
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    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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    Just picked one up at Kane the other day. Have one from troegs as well. The troegs is a lil plain though.
     
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    B. Nektar sells one

    [​IMG]
     
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    Triple Bock mini snifter:

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

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    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.
     
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    I have a couple of those from Left hand Brewing.
     
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    5050 Eclipse and Hangar 24 Barrel roll glasses.
     
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    ISO eclipse!
     
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    was gifted the Barrel Roll glass in a BIF recently and it is part of my regular rotation. I love that little guy.
     
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    Yeah its nice, I should've bought extras. I was happy to discover the eclipse glass hiding after 10 months.
     
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    That Intelligentsia/Dark Lord snifter is awesome. I must have it. Same with the Eclipse and Barrel Roll snifters.
     
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    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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    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.
     
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    What's a meadery?
     
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    Mead is fermented honey, it is becoming more popular in the midwest to east coast.
     
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    Here is a great example from a startup outside Pittsburgh: http://laurelhighlandsmeadery.com/
     
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    Fantastic glasses! We have them at Rip Current (new San Diego brewery)
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    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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    My Old Stock snifter in my go to for high abv beers. Doesn't look like they make it anymore though.
     
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    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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    The wall o' cans in the background makes me think of Blind Lady Alehouse.
     
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    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

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

    in any case ISO ISO ISO!!!
     
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    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.
     
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    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.
     
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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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    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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    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

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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

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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
     
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    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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