The stange beer glass or pole glass is a simple cylinder shaped glass typically used for German Kolsch, Gose and Alt beers. The name derives from the German word for stick or rod. Stange glasses are typically made to hold smaller volume of beer (200 ml or 6.5 ounces). In Germany, its not uncommon for waiters to carry our a special tray to hold stange glasses called a Kranz. Larger stange glasses are now becoming more and more common to cut down legwork for servers.
Why should you add a stange glass to your home bar?
Stange glasses are treasured by beer connoisseurs that enjoy obscure German beer style. Stange glasses can perform double duty and can be used to serve Tiki drinks like a Zombie.
Use a stange glass to serve these beer styles:
Alt Beers, Kolsch, Gose Beers, Pilsners