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The Stange

The Stange

The stange is a tall, thin walled cylinder of glass and is traditionally used for more delicate styles of brew. Considering that the mouth of this glass is the same width as its base, this style doesn’t enhance aroma but ...

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The Goblet

The Goblet

Used for centuries, this glass style has been cradled in the famous hands of Snoop Dogg and Jesus. Whether it is adorned with precious gems, or made of wood to hold your favorite craft beer at The Last Supper, you ...

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The Red Solo® Cup

The Red Solo® Cup

Unlike you, this drinking vessel has been invited to every BBQ, frat party, and tailgate since Solo® introduced its signature red cups in the 1970s. Its durability, perfect 16oz. size, and affordability have made it the official symbol of partying. ...

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The Champagne Flute

The Champagne Flute

I don’t recommend this one for every day use unless you want to wrap your huge mitt around a dainty glass, but the champagne flute does have its benefits. The champagne flute is more beneficial to the appearance of craft ...

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Thistle Warm You Up

Thistle Warm You Up

A Scottish thistle glass is the perfect companion for anything that is a “wee heavy” on the alcohol content. The thistle glass is aptly named after Scotland’s national flower, which was adopted as a national symbol by Alexander III during ...

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The Dimpled Mug

The Dimpled Mug

If you have a hard time keeping a handle on this one, it’s time to call it a night.

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The American Pint

The American Pint

You’ll be seeing plenty of these during Philly Beer Week. The pint glass is the most common of beer drinking vessels in the United States. The American version is roughly 6 inches in height, and holds 16 fluid ounces. Its ...

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Weizen Up…

Weizen Up…

The weizen glass is the prefered type for my least favorite beer season – summer. This is the vessel you should use for your wheat ales and hefeweizens, and much like the drink umbrella, there is no need to slap ...

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The Snifter

The Snifter

Make sure you “palm” this bad boy. Don’t hold it like a sissy with your pinky hangin’ out. Ok, ok… I know I said in the first issue of Philly Beer Scene that we wouldn’t bore you with correct glassware, ...

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