Best Beer Glasses to Bring Out the Best in Beer
Owing to their curvaceous and tapered shape, such glasses are the most versatile stemware on the market. You can pour practically any beer into these glasses and they will make it feel like a revelation.
Fingerprints might be visible on the glass, so it is best to hold it by a stem.
These glasses will be the best choice for fans of strong brews, high-gravity, or intensely flavored beers! You will certainly enjoy their aesthetically pleasing appearance, curvy shape, and the way they feel in your hand. They are designed to maintain the foamy beer head for long, trap the beer's aromas, and keep the beer cool to extend your pleasure and let you savor your drink in small sips.
6 1/9 inches
4 pieces; a set of 2 available
Durable thick glass retains the cold and is suitable for freezing in advance before serving the beer ice-cold. High impact resistance makes these mugs absolutely dishwasher safe.
Some users complained about a visible seam on the handle.
This traditional glassware will help you recreate the spirit and atmosphere of an old-fashioned pub, beer cellar, or brewery, where the hoppy air is filled with sounds of clinking glasses and lively conversations! These multi-faceted mugs will also help you appreciate the real taste of your craft beverage while keeping it cold till the very last swig. Recommended for highly carbonized beers.
9 1/8 inches
Versatile shape of this popular shaker makes it suitable for serving a variety of beers. Narrow bottom helps to retain the beer flavor for quite a long time.
A hollowing in the bottom may collect water.
These stylish well-known pint glasses, made of high-quality shatter-resistant glass, is exactly what you need for your home, bar, cafe, club, or restaurant! Capacious and unpretentious, these highly versatile glasses can nicely blend in with any interior or complement any beer party. Neat and durable at the same time, they are made to last a long time.
5 3/4 inches
6 pieces; a set of 24 available
Made of 100% Tritan, quality unbreakable BPA-free plastic, that looks exactly like glass.
Not suitable for freezing.
Large glasses for real beer lovers, who believe in the motto "The more beer the merrier"! The familiar tapered shape of the glass with a narrow bottom and widening to the top walls ensure a convenient grip and comfortable fit in your hand. Besides, you will be able to enjoy your beer with a beautiful foamy head. Very lightweight and smooth, they are perfect for picnics, pool parties, and home gatherings.
Each Chalice from the limited edition "Buy a Lady a Drink" features extraordinary traditional folk patterns from 9 different developing countries, which makes them exude a distinct air of elegance.
Thin glass seems quite fragile. Handle it with care.
A sophisticated and recognizable design of Stella Artois Chalice is suitable for serving a wide range of craft beers. Holding your Chalice at a thin, but sturdy, stem will allow you to keep your beer colder for longer. The special shape of a glass helps to trap all delicate beer aromas and to ensure a long-lasting preservation of taste. Thus, this beautiful Chalice will be ideal for those who don't chug their drink in one gulp but prefer to savor the flavor over time.
What is a Beer Glass?
If you think that popping the cap off the beer and swigging straight from the bottle at the end of the day is the ultimate pleasure, try using a glass for a change! Pour your beer into a proper beer glass to release its aromas, activate the carbonation, and create a delightful foamy head.
A beer glass is not only a vessel for serving beer, it is a whole philosophy! One type of glass may encourage slow drinking with good heart-warming snacks and conversations, and other glassware can inspire you to chug your beer down in one gulp. Brewers and beer connoisseurs know well that beer varieties may behave differently in different vessels. But we believe that a personal taste or preference plays a much bigger role. So if you like to invite guests over for a pint of good beer or throw unforgettable beer parties, it is worth to have at least a few types of beer glasses in your home glassware collection:
- a classic shaker for outdoor gatherings and picnics,
- wheat beer glass for your own enjoyment,
- glasses on a stem to enjoy a drink with your partner, and
- mugs for old-fashioned friends or old-school beer lovers.
When organizing a beer party, do not forget about those who stay on the "dry side". Think about a variety of non-alcoholic cocktails and soda drinks you could prepare for the kids and non-drinkers. A handy and convenient soda maker will help you make a variety of delicious drinks to bring the party buzz without booze!
Finally, what self-respecting party can be complete without good snacks? Surprise your guests by offering them such an exquisite dish as fondue! With the help of our best fondue sets, you will prepare this mouth-watering delicacy in no time and with minimum effort!
What Features to Compare
Shape and Design
When choosing proper beer glassware, think first about the form, shape, or design of the glass that catches your fancy. Perhaps you already have a personal favorite: a classic wheat beer glass, a popular shaker, an old-school mug, or a bulbous tulip glass on a stem that has a distinct air of elegance. Certainly, there is a pile of rules and recommendations about a proper form of glassware that can accommodate a particular beer style. Feel free to dive into them and fish out the ones that are advised for the specific beer you favor! However, even the experienced beer-drinkers enjoy drinking beer from versatile vessels, such as tulips, wheat glasses, or shakers. You may only keep in mind a useful rule of thumb: with saturated highly carbonized beers use glasses with a wide opening, while dense beers with a rich bouquet and intense flavors might taste better in glasses with narrower openings for trapping beer aromas.
Glass Capacity and Size
Most glasses feature the volume of 15-16 ounces, which is a standard beer serving. However, you can choose a larger vessel that can accommodate up to 24 ounces of beer. Smaller glasses might be good for savoring particularly interesting beer varieties. The height can be also important if you have in mind a specific spot for them in your storage cabinet. Check the glass dimensions before ordering to make sure that the whole glass set will fit in.
Typically, beer glassware is made of ordinary glass, but its strength and composition may vary.Thin-walled beer glasses made of toughened glass are suitable for chill-out gatherings, but they are unlikely to survive rowdy beer parties. Thus, mugs or thick-glass vessels might be more appropriate. For camping trips outside the city or picnics under the open sky, you can buy plastic glasses. At first glance, nobody will be able to tell the difference, since modern high-quality plastic is not visually distinguishable from a glass.
Here everything is simple: just think through the number of glasses you need. Most often the glassware is sold in sets of 4 pieces, but you can order a larger set of 6, 8,12, or even 24 units. Some glasses are sold independently, packed in beautiful gift boxes. This feature is especially handy if you intend to give it as a gift to one of your friends, colleagues, or family members.
Spiegelau Tulip Classics Beer
Spiegelau Tulip Classics Beer
Grace and Strength, Elegance and Durability
These elegant, but durable tulip-shaped glasses will help you appreciate all subtle flavors, colors, and aromas in a variety of beers. A wide base, nice bulbous body, delicate curvature, and flared rims not only present a true delight to the eyes but also offer highly functional design. The tulip glass can release the beer flavors as well as retain its delicate aromas at the same time. In addition, such design maintains the beer foamy head, enhancing both the visual and olfactory sensations. Thanks to a sturdy stem, the heat emanated from the drinker’s palm will not warm the beer.
This transparent impeccable quality crystal glass will neither cloud the beer color nor affect the drink’s taste so that you could enjoy your drink's taste and appearance to the fullest. In addition, these highly durable glasses boast increased impact resistance and can be washed in a dishwasher. Yet, they are not unbreakable, so you’d better handle them with due care! We believe it would be best to wash them by hand in cool soapy water. However, if you prefer washing them in a dishwasher we could only advise choosing a short cycle with warm water. Also, avoid using chemical detergents with abrasive agents. When drying, do not abuse the thinnest part of the stem to keep the glass whole for as long as possible.
Spiegelau glassware meets the highest quality requirements and can be used for serving best beer not only at home, but also in the upscale restaurants, bars, hotels, or beer tastings. When buying this kit, you get 4 glasses in a set, just enough to supplement and diversify the home bar glassware selection.
Things to Know About Spiegelau
Spiegelau company aims to deliver the highest possible performance at every occasion. In the production of their exquisite glassware, they blend the latest most innovative technologies with the spirit of traditional Bavarian artisan craftsmanship. Their glasses boast not only improved breakage resistance, reliability, and durability but also brilliant shine and clarity. Spiegelau produces not just beer glasses, but so-called functional glasses. What does it mean? The shape, size, and volume of each glass are very accurately thought out and developed in collaboration with the best industry experts, professionals, and representatives of the most renowned restaurants in the world. This suggests that by serving beer in this glassware, you can be sure that these glasses will never fail to deliver the complexity of your drink flavors and will always enhance the pleasure of drinking beer experience.
What to Pour Into the Tulip?
Tulip glasses are commonly used to serve a variety of beers. They can nicely accommodate and help you enjoy the delicate taste of any light beer, including Scottish and Belgian ales. In addition, these glasses are designed to bring out the best in crisp German pilsners, American IPAs, and other aromatic beers. Also, this glass will be an excellent solution for unusual types of beer, such as beer with syrup and other types of beer mixes. When serving your drink, just keep in mind that the denser the beer, the longer it will take to release its flavor.
Not Only Beer
In addition to beer, you can easily serve other types of drinks in these versatile tulip glasses. If you have kids or friends who prefer sweet drinks, mix the ingredients for delicious mouth-watering cocktails with the help of a handy and lightweight hand blender, and just pour it over the same glasses. No need for special glassware! These tulip glasses will look fabulous with any cocktail, especially if you decorate them with a cocktail cherry and an exotic fruit, such as half a slice of an orange or a piece of pineapple.
Libbey Heidelberg Beer Mug Set
Libbey Heidelberg Beer Mug Set
For Best Beer Drinking Traditions
Glassware can make a world of difference in your enjoyment of a good brew. Both the bartenders and experienced sommeliers have long recognized the need to diversify the stemware to match the increasing varieties of beers. However, even fans of the most innovative solutions will appreciate the old school traditional beer mug! The Heidelberg Beer Mug Set is designed to serve beer in the most traditional style. It features the most conventional classic shape with a large and convenient handle, solid bottom, ten-faceted exterior, and perfectly round interior walls. Thick durable glass adds strength to the vessel and allows the beer to stay cool for a long time. Thus, owing to its fantastic characteristics, the mug can fully release your beer aromas and will keep it cold until the last swig.
The 16-ounce capacity of these beer mugs can be used equally well for serving a variety of beers, such as lager or pilsner, stouts, bitter, porter, ales (be it pale, amber, golden, blonde or red), wheat beer, and other drinks. Stable and sturdy, this impressively substantial beer mug will be ideal for both sipping and gulping large amounts of best craft beers. It will withstand all your friendly “cheers” without breaks and cracks. The set contains 4 mugs, which would be large enough for a small group of true lovers of best beer drinking traditions.
Ideal Temperature and Carbonation
This mug, specifically designed to enhance the flavor intensity of your drink, is rather suitable for serving highly carbonated beers. Its wide opening allows the release of excess carbon dioxide so that the beer carbonation does not hit you in the nostrils.
This traditional mug is one of the most ancient forms of drinkware that have been produced since the times immemorial and widely used for serving all kinds of beer. After all, besides the comfort and convenience that it offers, it is also capable of keeping your beverage chilled for a long time. Remember only that quality beer should not be refrigerated below 5 C (41 F), otherwise, the numbness of your tongue will prevent you from perceiving the subtleties of the beer taste and flavors.
Keeping the Mugs Clean and Durable
You will not have any problems with cleaning, maintaining, and taking care of this glassware, as it is quite unpretentious and easy to keep. Libbey mugs are very durable, reliable, and even resistant to cold. They can be frozen in the freezer before serving the wonderfully invigorating ice-cold beer. Don’t hesitate to throw the mugs in the dishwasher after the party for the best hassle-free cleaning. But, no matter how you decided to wash this drinkware, try to avoid using chemical detergents, especially those with strong fragrances and scents, as even a droplet of this strong abrasive cleaning solution can irrevocably ruin your beer taste and aroma. Always rinse the beer glasses thoroughly under running water.
Also, beware, that any glass can crack when experiencing sharp temperature swings. For instance, it is very likely to break, if you pour any hot liquid into it or put it into the microwave immediately after freezing. Thus, don’t put this glassware to the test under extreme temperature conditions and it will serve you faithfully for many years to come!
A Mug for Everyone!
Even if some of your friends or family members do not drink beer, you can easily serve any other drinks in these versatile and convenient Libbey Heidelberg Beer Mugs. They will perfectly accommodate any beverage you decide to fill them up with. For example, such mugs are occasionally used for serving iced tea or milkshakes. You can prepare a plethora of delicious teas for a crowded gathering with the help of handy iced tea makers.
Royal Beer Glass Set
Royal Beer Glass Set
Most Popular Multi-Purpose Glassware
So suitable for mixing and preparing a plethora of cocktails, this pint glass has been initially used as a convenient shaker and hence got the name. Lately, the shaker pint has become a standard glassware for serving beer in the bars, cafes, or restaurants. The ubiquity of these beer vessels can be justified by their durability, easy storage, and convenience. Hence, they could also become a perfect addition to your home glassware selection.
The shape of Royal beer glasses is the most versatile, that's why they are perfect not only for beer but also any other soft or alcoholic beverages, cocktails, water or any other liquids you wish to pour into them. They will be ideally suitable for daily use as well as to serve drinks at special events, dinner parties, or other gatherings. Thanks to their tapered shape, they will comfortably fit into any hand and allow for a comfortable gripping. Transparent smooth glass accentuates the color and showcases the carbonation of the drink. The wide, flat, and sturdy bottom ensures balance and stability of the glass.
The set contains 6 glasses, that makes it large enough not only for you and your family but also for all of your guests. In addition, this practical all-purpose beer glass set would be an excellent investment for bars, pubs, cafes, and restaurants. A set of 24 items is also available for cost-effective purchase.
Durable and Convenient to Take On the Go
Royal beer glasses are made of high-quality durable and shatter-resistant glass, so that they could be easily cleaned without the risk of breakage and washed without hassle or effort at the top rack of the dishwasher. This will be especially important for families with children or fans of crowded parties.
Thanks to their tapered shape, you can easily stack up these glasses to free up some scarce space in your kitchen cabinet. Besides, you can easily take them on the go to a lovely picnic under the open skies. Being stacked together, they should take very little room in your picnic basket. We bet, any beer would taste much better outdoors when being served not in cheap plastic, but in beautiful glasses.
Wet Your Whistle With a Perfect Glass of Beer!
Of course, these glasses are great for beer! Tapered shape with straight walls expanding to the top, smooth and transparent glass, thick bottom - this is exactly what you need to serve any light beer! This excellent pint glass will allow excess carbonation to release in no time and bubbles to subside so that you could easily chug your pint in a few gulps and leave a lasting impression on your fellow drinkers! The colors of pilsner and ales will wonderfully show off in a play if you hold the glass up against the light. A wide opening will allow you to pour the beer in a way to form a beautifully large head of foam.
Beer and Pizza Go Together
One of the most popular complements for beer is pizza. These two are often paired and enjoyed together. What can be better after a hard working day than having a juicy mouth-watering pizza together with a refreshing pint of ale? So good on their own, they create a real blast together, making one of the most delicious and affordable meals known to a man! Pizza perfectly satisfies your appetite and stills hunger, while chilled beer quenches your thirst and elevates your spirits!
Deco Unbreakable Beer Glasses
Deco Unbreakable Beer Glasses
Glasses Made to Last Through Many Rowdy Parties
Well, or almost everything. These shatterproof glasses are made of high-quality plastic Tritan, which does not contain BPA, and therefore is absolutely safe and does not pose any potential hazards to your health. They are easy to clean and dishwasher-safe. But if you want to be on the safe side, we recommend placing these glasses on the top rack of the dishwasher. At the same time, it looks exactly like real glass. Perhaps, you won’t notice that this is Tritan until you touch it or take the glass in your hand. It feels like rather solid plastic and is more lightweight than regular glass. The most important thing is that even after frequent use, dishwashing, and repeated drops, these glasses will not crack or break and will look as good as on the day of purchase. The only thing is, they are not made for frosting. Refrigerate your beer well before serving, but don’t put these plastic glasses in the freezer, as plastic will surely suffer from such a traumatic experience.
Beer glasses Deco will be a real find for fans of rowdy parties. In the crowded gathering, the glassware is usually the last thing on people’s minds. It is not uncommon to have loads of broken glasses after the fun event. Glasses fly off the tables in a blink of an eye or being accidentally knocked off or absent-mindedly dropped out of hands. It also happens that glasses are being smashed in the heat of a moment. With Deco Unbreakable Beer Glasses, you will be able to enjoy the party without worrying about your clumsy guests. It would also be very convenient to take them along with you on any camping trips, barbecues, and picnics.
The set consists of 4 glasses, just enough for small friendly gatherings. You can also get a few more sets to serve a large beer party! Besides, you will be sure that every single item will last through any rowdy gathering intact. Hence, this unbreakable beer set would make a very wise investment that will serve you for years.
Your Best Pint of Beer
These are really big glasses with a capacity of 20-22 oz, that in some instances will be large enough not even for one but all two bottles of chilled taste beer, ale, or cider. Now you would not have to constantly add more and more beer, one glass should last for a long time. The beautiful shape of this glass, with a narrow bottom and smooth widening upwards to the top, is designed to retain the beer aroma and flavor intensity, not allowing the carbonation and taste to quickly escape. The rounded upper edge would keep the foamy beer head intact allowing you either to create a beautiful beer head, that would be maintained intact for a long time, or to pour your beer with the minimum of foam. It all depends on your preferences as well as the speed and angle at which you fill the glass.
These glasses would be ideal for serving rich wheat beers, as well as any other beer, ale varieties, pilsners, or pale lagers. Due to the wider top, the glass gives excess carbonation to die out, making the beer taste softer maintaining its special "bread" flavor. Smooth exterior ensures a comfortable grip and transparent walls will let you enjoy the amber color of your drink. Moreover, these glasses won’t cloud like regular plastic and will remain crystal clear even after multiple washes.
Proper ServingTemperature = Right Taste
The serving temperature of beer depends on the type of beer. However, there are basic rules and guidelines that you could follow to enjoy a better taste of your hoppy beverage. The denser the beer, the higher should be the serving temperature. At the same time, very light lagers, ales, or ciders can be served straight from the refrigerator and poured into frosted glasses. However, the best pubs and restaurants avoid such practices, as they believe that quality beers cannot be chilled below 44 degrees Fahrenheit. The downside of colder temperatures is that too cold beer releases less carbonation and gives off much less aroma, thereby offering much less taste and flavor. At the same time, the cold numbs your palates and renders them incapable of appreciating delicate beer notes. The cold temperatures can also enhance dryness and bitterness of your beer while masking its more subtle flavors and aromas. Thus, imperial stouts can showcase unpleasant harsh bitterness when served ice cold. For instance, the Belgian ale would best reveal its delicate bouquet, when served just below the room temperature. On the other hand, warm beer may taste flat, not allowing its gentle flavors come to the forefront.
If you are in doubt, we advise sticking to the brewer’s recommendations that you can always find on the beer bottle. Thus, you will be able to enjoy your drink at its best!
Beer Parties At Home!
If you like to organize lively beer tastings, barbecues, pool parties, or any other gatherings outdoors, then taking care of snacks and food is a must. One of the best options for cooking best hassle-free meals would be the electric grills! This excellent home grill has no need for gas, coals, or good weather! Moreover, it will help you prepare finger-licking snacks in a breeze, while still enjoying every moment of your party and not missing out on the real fun!
Anheuser-Busch, LLC 33cl Beer Glass
Anheuser-Busch, LLC 33cl Beer Glass
"Buy a LadBuy a Lady a Drink!" Limited Edition
Stella Artois glasses can be recognized by their graceful shape, deep bulbous bowl, curved and sufficiently tall stem, thin expensive glass, golden rim, and certainly branded red, white and gold logo of the renowned Belgian company. All of the above are easily noticeable distinct characteristics of these high-class, stylish, and sophisticated glasses.
In this limited-edition series “Buy a Lady a Drink”, the recognizable design was complemented with matte snow-white ornaments, which by no means interfere with the transparency of this high-quality glass. Hence, you will still be able to enjoy the dance of amber colors of your invigorating beverage when holding the glass against the light.
Each gorgeous Chalice is sold individually, packed in a beautiful gift box. Due to the fact that the glass is very thin, it is necessary to wash them gently by hand, using non-abrasive and non-chemical washing liquids. Small but sufficient volume of 11.2 ounces and 7.0 inches in height, these glasses are destined to leave a lasting impression even on the most experienced beer connoisseurs.
5 Years of Clean Water In One Chalice
Have you ever dreamt of making a difference? Have you ever hoped for a chance to make this world a slightly better place?
This limited-edition series under the slogan "Buy a Lady a Drink" was created by a Belgian company, StellaArtois, to highlight their partnership with Water.org. For each glass purchased exclusively on Amazon.com, the company pledged to provide 5-year access to clean drinking water for women in the developing countries. Note, that StellaArtois will not make any donations for any Chalice purchased from other sellers.
In total this campaign covers 9 countries: Brazil, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Haiti, Honduras, India, Kenya, Peru and Uganda. There different designs that represent a different country. The patterns on the glass originate from characteristic national ornaments specific to each country or even a well-known piece of art.Hence, you will be able to choose any country and its distinct ornaments that caught your fancy.
Why did Stella Artois decide to launch this campaign? The fact is that 1 person out of 9 people in our world is deprived of access to clean drinking water. This unattractive facet of poverty disproportionately affects women from the developing world, who have to walk for up to 200 million hours a day (collectively) to fetch clean water for their families and children.
When buying one Chalice from this limited edition, you provide one woman and all her family with clean drinking water for the next 5 years. Seize your chance to make this world a better place to live in!
Supreme Elegance of Chalice
This Stella Artois chalice has a distinct air of elegance. Therefore, some beer-lovers may suppose that it is women who would prefer to savor their drinks from such glassware. We have to point out that these glasses cannot be viewed as only feminine.
Experienced beer connoisseurs know that Belgian triples or quads, same as Imperial ales or stouts, taste best when served in bulbous-shaped glassware, such as snifters. Moreover, exquisite shape and curvature of a chalice, for instance, would contribute to a much longer preservation of the beer carbonation and flavors. Besides, it is a widely-accepted standard in most pubs and bars to serve Belgian ales, triples, quads, pale and strong ales, as well as barleywines only in the stemmed glassware.
Thus, a chalice glass can be perfectly used instead of snifters, tulips, goblets or similar bulbous-shaped stemware to accommodate a variety of cocktails or fruit-infused beers. This glassware is meant for slow drinking in a relaxed atmosphere, while carelessly watching the play of bubbles in the glass.
Beer with Ice-Cream for Dessert!?
One of the most delicious and trendy beer cocktails in the high-end restaurants and cafes is the beer with ice cream. You are missing out big time if you haven’t tried this heavenly delicious root beer float. Practically any kind of ice cream can be perfectly combined with soft dark beers with great foam, beers with honey flavors, root beers, or even imperial stouts with oatmeal.
Q: Why do I need to pour my beer into a glass?
A: Drinking beer from the glass is a completely different experience than swigging it directly from the bottle. Certainly, if all you have in mind is to quench your thirst and relax at the end of the day, nobody can forbid popping the cap off a beer and chugging your refreshing and invigorating drink in one go! However, try for a change pouring it into a proper glass to appreciate its real taste, release all the beer aromas, as well as tease your visual and olfactory sensations. Below you may find the main reasons why it is best to enjoy your beer from a proper glass.
- One of the main problems with drinking from a bottle or a can is not giving yourself a chance to experience the rich scents of the beverage. By cutting off your sense of smell, you significantly miss out on the beer tastes. Trust us, smelling any drink or any meal makes a substantial part of the tasting.
- The next problem is when drinking straight from the bottle, you do not give your beer a chance to activate its carbonation and release its aromas. Besides, when the excess carbon dioxide goes out and rises to the surface it creates the frothy foam. A beautiful beer head not only contributes to the aesthetic appearance of your drink but also enhances the beer taste, as every little bubble of CO2 that pops out liberates a tiny burst of aroma.
- The last but not least, don’t underestimate the visual sensations. We enjoy any food or drink better if it looks good. Think of a beautifully decorated meal at the high-end restaurants! Your mouth starts to water as soon as you lay your eyes on it. Do you start enjoying your drink the moment you take your first sip? We believe you can start deriving the pleasure from observing its enticing and even seducing appearance! Enjoy a captivating play of colors against the light, appreciate the smell of its rich bouquet, and only then give your taste buds a chance to complement all of these sensations with the beer taste.
Q: Is beer good for my health?
A: There are so many discouraging myths, that warn you about the potential health hazards of drinking beer. The most popular ones claim that you can either grow a beer belly or gain weight. But there is more and more scientific evidence that busts the disheartening myths and reassures us that beer can do you really good when being consumed in moderation. So, what kind of health perks are hidden in a pint of your favorite beverage? Very recent research studies by top scientists from around the world have established the following encouraging facts.
- Beer may significantly reduce the risk of developing stones in kidneys.
- Beer, especially imperial stouts, and dark ales, when consumed in moderation can significantly reduce the incidence of a heart failure and protect you from a heart attack. It may also cut by half the risk of atherosclerosis.
- Beer was found to improve the blood flow, prevent blood clots, and increase the flexibility of arteries. Hence, the risk of strokes, including the most common type of Ischaemic strokes, falls by 50 percent.
- Due to increased levels of silicon, beer can make your bones stronger for longer.
- By raising insulin sensitivity, beer may help prevent diabetes. Besides, it contains an essential dietary material of people suffering from diabetes, soluble fiber, that plays an important role in the control of blood sugar.
- Beer may protect you from cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of dementia.
- By stimulating dopamine production, that makes you feel more at ease and relaxed, beer can become your natural nightcap and cure insomnia.
In view of these amazing health perks, from now on you may enjoy drinking your favorite alcoholic beverage guilt-free. Perhaps, it would be even safe to say that a pint of beer a day may just be what the doctor ordered!
Q: What is the most versatile beer glass that can accommodate any type of beer?
A: It depends on your taste and preferences. But we can safely say that there might be two types of beer glasses that can be considered as the most popular and versatile glasses. The most common beer glass in the American bars and restaurants is certainly the well-known and easily recognizable cone-shaped pint glass, also known as a shaker. We bet, that this practical glass helped you quench your thirst not once. Ideally, it is best for serving any American ales, lagers, IPAs, or Pilsners. It perfectly maintains cold temperature and allows you to appreciate the beer aromas. However, recently the increasing number of beer connoisseurs started to gravitate towards the tulip-shaped glasses as the most versatile glassware option. They claim that this fantastic beer vessel can accommodate practically anything from IPAs to imperial stouts.
Q: How is the beer glassware produced?
A: There are several most common techniques of manufacturing the beer glassware, that include the following:
- Machine pressed glassware. They can be recognized by the rounded lip as well as a characteristic seam that remains after the molding process. Yet, this glassware gained in popularity in public places, thanks to its durability and cost efficiency.
- Machine blown glassware. Both durable and uniform, the finished products still feature a seam and can contain small air bubbles, which should not be viewed as a flaw. The rim of these glasses is flat.
- Mouth blown glassware. Naturally, it is the most ancient and expensive technique of producing glassware. The finished product is seamless and beautiful with an air of authenticity, yet quite fragile.
Q: Does every type of beer need a special glassware?
A: In the American bars, it is quite common to serve all beers in the same and only type of glassware they have. However, as beer tastes started to evolve, the barmen did start to recognize the need for proper glassware. Some beer brands started to advertise a suitable beer glass for a specific beer style. There is a wide selection of beer glassware designed to accommodate specific types of beer. Yet, there are versatile and all-purpose vessels that can be easily used with a large range of beer styles. In a word, it is up to you and your preferences!
Q: What is the best way to pour the beer?
A: There are few tips that might be useful to keep in mind when filling up your or someone’s beer glass.
- Before pouring the beer, it is generally advised to tilt the glass at a 45-degree angle.
- Don’t let the bottle touch the glass rim, as it may have some bacteria on the surface.
- When you start pouring, make the beer run smoothly down the side of the beer glass.
- Start leveling the beer glass, as it is getting about a third to half full.
- The glass must end up flat on the table when it gets full with around 1.5 inches of a beautiful foamy head at the top.
- Wait a moment for the frothy foam to settle. Take a sniff, savor the flavor, and enjoy your drink!
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