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Outdoor glassware that's not made of glass

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by s_wit, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. s_wit

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    I was wondering if anyone knew of any glassware out there that would be good for outdoors. I have a lot of little kids in my yard at any one time and worry about glass breaking. Any suggestions?
     
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    I have a plastic mug but would like something a little more craft friendly.
     
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    I have good luck with the acrylic tumblers and stemless wine cups from Target, even have a couple of the plastic beer mugs like they use at Chili's...at my old house we had a pool so it was a necessity, but with kids too I also feel better about something safer outside
     
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    It's probably not that functional, but there was a guy drinking out of one of these at Dark Lord Day. He also was wearing a khaki kilt.

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    I have it on good authority that the Cantillon Iris glass is made of unobtainium. Admittedly, I'm not certain of it's resiliency to small children.
     
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    Was just about to say this, if no glass red solo all the way.
     
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    Sippy cup wine glass, yo.
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    Just one!?
     
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    That's very functional. It's called a jack. I have one about 15 years old, although it's not the same as that one, but it is made of leather. It's good for sipping ales and the leather keeps them at a fairly steady temperature.
    Mine gets a workout on St. Patty's Day when most people are drinking out of plastic cup, I have me Jack.
     
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    I saw that guy at DLD! Was smoking a sick pipe too. He said he had coated the inside of a leather mug that he had fashioned with some sort of epoxy.
     
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    That's a silicone pint glass, not silicon. Maybe you just dropped the e while typing. But maybe not, so now you know there's a big difference. The difference underpins a $100 billion industry. Cheers!
     
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    I have a silipint and love it.
     
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    Check your local supermarket domestic aisle. They probably have decently priced faux glassware for the budget conscious homeowners looking to fancy it up at dinnertime. Should be right up your alley. (metaphorically, not geographically.)
     
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    I have a few acrylic glasses from Crate & Barrel and they are great. There is an acrylic stemless wine glass that works really well for hoppy/strong beers. One important thing to mention, DO NOT PUT ACRYLIC CUPS IN THE DISHWASHER! They crack immediately.
     
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    I have a couple plastic pint glasses that I'll use outdoors if there's a chance of breakage. Been working great for me so far.
     
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    I've been to a couple outdoor wine fests and they use GoVino stemless wine glasses. Very nice. Apparently they're shatter proof/dishwasher safe.

    I use them on that patio for beers. Can't go wrong - they have this cool thumb groove too:

    http://www.govinowine.com/
     
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    Surprised at all the clear plastic suggestions. You don't want sunlight to go through the glass when outside and plastic usually imparts a little flavor into the beer. Just my $0.02.
     
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