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Your Go-To Glass?

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

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  1. milo_leon

    milo_leon Initiate (0) Aug 25, 2012 New York

    Gents-

    Was talking with my mates a few weeks ago about glassware and we all have our go-to glass for drinking beer. One of my friend loves his Jester King tulip, another his Crooked Stave tulip glass.

    Mine would be the Avery tulip. It's fairly small imo which helps me space out my sipping and I think it looks freaking badass.

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    I do have one of those craft beer glass set (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006PKHD9U/ref=oh_details_o04_s00_i00) that I will use for specific styles like Hefes and Pilsners, but haven't bought any of those styles yet so have been using my tulip for stouts, IPAs, quads, and other Belgium ales.

    What is your go-to beer glass?
     
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  2. jplopez21

    jplopez21 Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2012 Illinois
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    i have like 3 different style glasses including a nice ass FFF teku, but honestly my la fin du monde tulip seems to make beers taste way better.
     
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  3. Tee2Grn

    Tee2Grn Aspirant (288) Nov 6, 2012 Michigan
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    My Founders snifter is my go to glass
     
  4. Chelsea1905

    Chelsea1905 Devotee (452) Sep 3, 2008 Washington
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    I have 3 Duvel Tulips that I use, then I bought this one from a Thrift shop that's like a snifter with a thicker stem, but the stem is hollow. I've been using that a bit too, as the Tulip is that big it'll hold most bottles and I don't want to hammer them all down in one sitting
     
  5. dsal89

    dsal89 Disciple (331) Jul 6, 2008 Indiana
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    I honestly cannot pick one. I rotate all my glasses pretty much. For reviews i stick with my ffounders tulip/snifter
     
  6. Drtfinelli

    Drtfinelli Initiate (0) Jun 7, 2012 New Hampshire

  7. Jparker37

    Jparker37 Initiate (0) Aug 26, 2011 Wisconsin

    I love drinking IPAs out of my Goose Island Imperial Pint glass otherwise I have to use my oversized Duvel tulip.

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  8. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    For the longest time, my Duvel tulip was my go-to. A couple of years ago I picked up a couple of Dogfish Head signature glasses and used them more or less exclusively. Then, about a year ago now, Beer & Whiskey Bros. turned me on to Spiegelau glassware, and now I'm all about my Spiegelau tulips...absolutely love 'em!
     
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  9. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    my nitro milk stout glasses. I love them because they're the perfect size, and are etched w/o color so I can toss them in the dishwasher. That being said, I also love my hoffbrauhaus 0.5L pilsner glasses for water... ok fine, and cocktails... just because of the large volume...
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  10. TWStandley

    TWStandley Crusader (737) Jan 15, 2008 Massachusetts
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  11. legend8706

    legend8706 Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2012 Virginia

    My Bruery tulip! Such a nice glass and a great size, too!
     
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  12. dbrauneis

    dbrauneis Site Editor (6,293) Dec 8, 2007 North Carolina
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    My Piraat snifter
     
  13. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    I love that KtG snifter...yet I never seem to use it lol.
     
  14. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    I use my Brooklyn Tulip Pint and Samuel Adams Winter Lager Mini-Nonic most. Actually, I use my no-brand Willi glass more than both of those.

    I loathe the growing trend of wine beer glasses, ala Hill Farmstead
     
  15. Rutager

    Rutager Poo-Bah (2,188) Oct 18, 2010 British Columbia (Canada)
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    For something new or fancy it's a Cascade stemmed globe for sours, Bruery tulip for most everything else. IPA's and locals usually end up in a shaker pint.

    When I'm watching Game of Thrones, I always bust out the massive, heavy Rogue XS goblet. Just seems to pair nicely. :wink:
     
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  16. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (2,518) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    Great Lakes snifter gets alot of use..
     
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  17. Steve_Oldrati

    Steve_Oldrati Initiate (85) Nov 1, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    I have that same glass set, and I just picked up one of these:

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    Looking forward to using it; saving my Great Divide Yeti specifically for it.
     
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  18. BladeRunner

    BladeRunner Aspirant (210) Apr 4, 2007 Illinois
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  19. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    that's a badass snifter. want one
     
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  20. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (518) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    Founders Snifter
     
  21. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 California
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  22. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 California
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    i had someone send me a 50/50 snifter as an extra prob would of used it a lot except it broke in transit damn it all to hell
     
  23. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Bought this & the GD Icon snifter recently myself...both have gotten a ton of use lately between my wife and myself.
     
  24. THANAT0PSIS

    THANAT0PSIS Defender (679) Aug 3, 2010 Wisconsin
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    Sam Adams Perfect Pint is the only one that I own, sadly. It gets the job done pretty well, though. I want an FFF Teku glass, and that HF glass looks sexy as Hell.
     
  25. deuce9259

    deuce9259 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2011 Ohio
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    I couldn't agree more. I have that snifter, and its always in use.
     
  26. jjchristiano

    jjchristiano Aspirant (259) Sep 24, 2009 New Jersey

    My Duvel beer tulip (that was given out at a Belgian beer and food tasting event) when I am having a high ABV sipper. And I like the Sam Adams custom pint glass when I am having some lower ABV beer as my beverage with dinner.[​IMG]
     
  27. BlowstotheBody

    BlowstotheBody Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2012 Florida

    The St. Bernardus goblet a few posts up is my go to as well.
     
  28. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Savant (979) Sep 4, 2010 California
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    I usually drink out of the class....of glass....

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  29. Bankhead

    Bankhead Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2008 California

    og dogfish snifter, so massive
     
  30. fx20736

    fx20736 Meyvn (1,010) Mar 7, 2009 New York

    most of the time I use this:
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  31. diesel59

    diesel59 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2012 New York

    that all depends.......if its a wicked good IPA or barleywine etc... i go for the snifter... if its kolsch or helles lager a nice tall mug suits me... pilsner.. well thats an easy one... stouts.. usually a guinness glass... it all depends...
     
  32. injuredreserve

    injuredreserve Initiate (0) Apr 18, 2010 Louisiana

  33. tennispl

    tennispl Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2012 Washington

    DFH Snifter, love the 16 oz size.
     
  34. HoodooOperator

    HoodooOperator Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2012 Texas

  35. LSUPT

    LSUPT Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2011 California

    Duvel green tulip. Slightly smaller than the standard. Perfect for nearly everything that doesn't require a snifter
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  36. jmgrub

    jmgrub Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2010 California

    Duvel
     
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  37. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    DFH Signature glass for IPA's and Belgian's, Bruery Tulip for Stouts and Barleywines.
     
  38. ant880

    ant880 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2010 New York

    I use those glasses every time I go to my parents house to visit. My dad and I got them in a holiday set (maybe around 2003?) that Michelob put together with 2 glasses and 2 beers, one chocolate, one vanilla. The beers were worse than horrible, but I still dig those galsses.
     
  39. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Disciple (357) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    I freaking love this glass.
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  40. Drew26

    Drew26 Aspirant (217) Nov 2, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Central Waters tulip...Capital Brewery longer narrow tulip is a close second
     
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