Beer Boot Sets including Das Boot GlassesWhether you are consuming beer at a beer garden, bar, bachelor party or
even just at home among friends, nothing adds a touch of festivity and
fun like beer boot sets. There are plenty of traditions surrounding the
invention of the beer boot, and it is most commonly associated with the
German custom. Adding "Das Boot" as it is sometimes referred, to your
barware collection means more fun, more excitement, and the chance for
new beer drinking games to be enjoyed. Here are some of the popular beer
boot styles, as well as games using them and some of its history.
of Beer Boots
No one can say with authority where the German beer boot
originated from. There are several possible theories about the source.
Once common belief is that a Prussian general told his soldiers that he
would drink beer from his boot if they were successful in battle. Once
they were proved victorious, he had a beer shaped glass made to keep his
promise without tasting the leather of the shoe as he drank. Whatever
the origin, it is certainly centered in someway around German and
Prussian military history.
There are plenty of games
involving the Das Boot Glass, both the large beer boots and the smaller
beer boot shot glass. Chugging competitions, beer pong and quarters can
all be played with beer boots as vessels.
bar, fraternity or group of friends wants to throw a traditional
Oktoberfest party, the best way to have a festive atmosphere is to
include beer boot glasses whenever possible. Getting an Oktoberfest beer
boot glass for all attendees is ideal, or just have a few large ones
for the hosts to show off.
Nothing singles out a
future groom like a giant beer boot glass. Have him carry it around all
night to signify his impending marriage, or just enjoy chugging the
entire liter-or 2 liters-depending on the toughness of the groom!
Boot Glass Sets
Beer boot sets are the perfect gift for a fellow beer lover,
or even just a nice treat for your own home. The half liter sets come
with 2 half liter beer boots, and 1 shot glass. The one liter sets
contain 2 liter sized boots, and one shot glass. Go big with the 2 liter
beer bot set, which contains two 2 liter beer boot glasses and two shot
These beer boots are the perfect gift
to present to your groomsmen at the wedding. Of course, you can also
present them with their gifts a little early for the bachelor party,
where they will certainly be put to good use. The beer boot glasses come
in half liter, one liter or two liter sizes.
Beer Boot Shot
Nothing goes better with a beer boot glass than a miniature
beer boot for shots. At 1.5 fluid ounces, they hold the perfect shot to
chase with your beer. They come in packs of three, or along with boots
in the various beer boot sets.