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Don’t serve that pilsner in a snifter glass!

There’s a science to pouring, nosing, drinking, and appreciating beer. With craft breweries popping up in every nook and cranny (maybe you’re one of them!), your customers expect the correct glass to complement their brew of choice. Let’s cover the basics.

Pint Glass

Stouts, Porters, Ales

Featuring a wide mouth to support the frothy head, pint glasses offer a traditional yet brilliant beer presentation.

  • 16 Oz. Mixing Glass

Pilsner Glass

Pilsners, Light Beers

Conical shape helps maintain beer’s head, while the narrow design allows the aromas to reach your nose.

  • 6 Oz. Pilsner Glass
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Steins & Beer Mugs

Lagers, Ales, Pilsners

A traditional sturdy beer stein has tall panels that run from top to bottom and a textured thumb grip on top of the handle for easier drinking.

  • 34 Oz. Super Mug

Snifter Glass

Strong Ales, Imperial IPAs, Stouts

An attractive way to serve specialty beers. The glass’s curved shape helps capture head and enhance aromas.

  • 5 Ounce Belgian Taster Glass

Weizen Glass

Wheats, Hefeweizens

The true glass for a wheat ale. Its tall size and thin walls are ideal for showing off the signature golden color and head.

  • Fizzazz 20 Ounce Giant Beer Glass
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Goblet & Chalice

Ales, Lagers

These large bowl-shaped glasses are great for heavy, malty beers. The wide opening helps the drinker absorb the beer’s flavor profile.

  • 14 oz. Goblet

Tulip Glass

Strongs, Lambics, Belgians

Another attractive style for maintaining the foam head, tulip glasses enhance the flavor and aromatics of hoppy and malty brews.

  • 13.25 Oz. Tulip Glass

Tasting Glass


Taster glasses are ideal for sampling beers since they’re smaller in size – usually 4-5 ounces. Pair up with a serving flight paddle and your customers are in craft beer heaven.

  • 5 Oz. Taster Glass

Specialty & Novelty Glassware


Not every glass fits as concisely as the rest. Check out these shapes that can be both functional and conversation pieces.

  • 23 Oz. Football Tumbler
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  1. Dick Schneeberger

    Saved as a favorite, I like your site!

  2. John

    What a comprehensive guide on beer glassware for restaurants! For establishments aiming to provide an exceptional beer experience, I’d highly recommend incorporating Spiegelau beer glasses into your collection.

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