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Beer Tasting Glass Set by TrueBeer

This is a glassware set designed to accommodate most beer styles.  To fully appreciate a quality beer, it should be served in the proper glassware.  This set will help you do just that. Perfect for the beer connoisseur in your life!  The set includes one glass each of the following beer glass styles (left to right):

Stange Glass
This glass is 6 high and holds 12 oz. of beer.   This glass is best used to serve the following styles of beer:  Altbier, Bocks, Czech Pilseners, Faro, Gose, Gueuze, Kolsch, Lambics, Rauchbier and Rye Beer.

Pokal Glass
This tall glass is 7-1/2 inches high and holds 14 oz. of beer.  The glass is best used to serve the following styles of beer:  Pilsners, American, Czech and German Lagers, and Schwarzbier.

Tulip Glass:
This glass is a tulip beer glass that is 7 inches high and holds 13 oz. of beer.  This glass should be used to serve the following styles of beer:  Belgian Ales, Double/Triple IPAs, Strong Ales, Bocks, Rauchbier, Siason, Belgian Strong Dark Ale, Belgian Strong Pale Ale, Quadrupel (Quad), Bire de Garde and Scotch Ales.

Weizen Glass (wheat beer)
This glass is 9 inches tall and holds 22 oz. of beer.  The glass is best used to serve the following styles of beer: American Dark Wheat Ales, American Pale Wheat Ales, Dunkelweizen, Hefeweizen, Kristalweizen and Weizenbock.

This glass is 5.5 inches high and holds 16 oz. of beer.  It is great for use as a sipper of high gravity beers (beers with a high alcohol content).   This glass is best used to serve the following styles of beer: Barleywines, Strong Ales, Belgian Doubles, Triples and Quadruples.

Dimpled Beer Mug
This glass is a popular beer mug found in many of the bars in America.  It is 5 inches high and holds 20 oz. of beer.  While this glass can by used to serve most lagers and ales, the mug is best used to serve the following styles of beer: IPAs, Irish Stouts, Stouts and Porters.

More information on beer glass styles:

Certain types of beer are better served in certain styles of glassware.  This doesn't mean that you’ll spoil a beer by pouring into the wrong glass however.  The shape and features of a glass can increase the drinking experience.  If you only drink one style of beer, you’re fine with a limited selection of glassware but if you enjoy a varied selection of different craft beer styles, you’ll be better served with a great selection of different types of beer glasses and mugs.

Here is a break down of popular beer glass types:

Tulip Beer Glasses 
Like goblets, tulip glasses have stems. That's about the only similarity between the two styles, because tulip-shaped glassware pinches in where goblets are straight-sided or belled. The curved waist of a tulip glass gives a head a firm foundation; its rounded lower portion concentrates aromas as you drink the beer inside. A specialized version, the thistle glass, is especially popular in Scotland because it resembles the Scottish national flower. It's no coincidence that it's also the perfect glassware for a Scottish ale or barley wine. Tulip glasses are an excellent option for any big, powerful beer or ale you'd like to savor. They tend to be smaller than other styles, so they're great for strong barley wines and smoked beers. 

Beer Mugs
Everyone's familiar with these squat, roughly barrel-shaped pieces of handled glassware.  A beer mug is a go-to vessel to serve most lagers and ales and the style of mug serves several functions.  Such as:

Size: The handle on a beer mug allow for a bigger vessel that is easier to handle. 
Thickness: The thickness of the glass typically found on a beer mug serves to keep the beer colder while it is being enjoyed.
Decorative Functions:  Beer mugs can be dimpled, paneled or smooth

Beer mugs and steins are remarkably versatile, accommodating anything from American lagers to English stouts and porters or Irish red ales. However, because they handle so many beers well, mugs aren't always a beer aficionado's first choice for a specific beer or ale. They're an excellent default option when you aren't sure how to serve a new beer.

Beer Snifters
Beer snifters are designed for drinking beer with a higher than average alcohol content.  The average domestic adjunct lager has about 4% alcohol and a craft IPA or Lager may have about 5-6%. Beer snifters are used for what are called "big beers" with an alcohol content about 7%.  Big beers are typically served at room temperature and not ice cold.  The warmer temperature help unlock the flavors that the higher alcohol content bring to the table.  The shape of the snifter helps keep the beer warm. The short stem of the snifter is too short for holding. This forces the beer drinker to slip the stem between their fingers and cup the bowl of the snifter in their palm.  The allows for amble heat transfer from the palm into the beer glass and then into the beer.

Wheat Beer Glasses 
Also known as weizen glasses, wheat beer glassware resemble pilsner glasses in their height and dimensions. Like the pilsner, this type of glassware is narrow and flute-like at its base and wider at its top, but it's typically a bit smaller than a traditional pilsner glass. Most weizen glasses have more of a tulip shape compared to the pilsner's more conical sides; this curvaceous shape highlights a wheat beer's magnificent color and concentrates the aromas found in its head. Wheat beers can have some sediment left in them after pouring, so weizen glasses generally widen slightly just before the base to trap cloudiness. Wheat beer glassware make a happy pairing with wheat beers, naturally, but they also complement amber ales and some red ales.

Pokal Glasses 
 The perfect pokal is stemmed with a slender and narrow base and an overall conical shape. The slim shape shows off a lighter beer's beautiful color while protecting its delicate head from dissipating too quickly. Because the head of a lighter beer holds many of its most appealing aromas, keeping the head intact also keeps the flavor of the beer at its best. Pokal glasses are the perfect companions for pilsners, lagers, Japanese rice lagers, light amber ales and some red ales. Most summer beers are good pairings with this glassware.
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Rating great gift
fabulous gift! well packed!
  Reviewed by:   from oklahoma. on 3/3/2014
Rating Glassware set
Great set. Nice variety. Good Quality.
  Reviewed by:   from New York. on 2/7/2014
Rating Boyfriend loves them
Got them as a gift for my boyfriend. He was pretty excited. Glasses are sturdy.
  Reviewed by:   from Salt Lake City. on 1/22/2014
Rating True Beer Glassware Set
I bought this set for my husband as a Christmas gift. He is a brew man and loves making different types of beer. He loved his set and has enjoyed trying out beers in the different glassware. Thank you for the great idea.
  Reviewed by:   from Illinois. on 1/21/2014
Rating Beer Glass Set
I've used most of the glasses multiple times already...I can notice a difference in temperature already between them and a regular pint glass--these seem to keep the beer much colder. I also really enjoyed the write up that was inside the package...very informative when explaining what glassware to use with each style of beer. Great products!
  Reviewed by:   from Springfield, IL. on 1/14/2014
Rating All you need...
Great set, nice to have a variety. Good quality.
  Reviewed by:   from Warren, Ohio. on 1/3/2014
Rating A great gift for a beer lover
Bought two sets of these glasses for my husband for Christmas. They are nice glasses, shipped quickly, and were a great price. Rounded out our bar nicely!
  Reviewed by:   from Indiana. on 1/1/2014
Rating Domestic Goddess
What a Huge Hit! My brother in-law loved the glasses, and I also found a beer appropriate for each one. I am hinting a bit to my husband that it would be a gift for me :). Thanks
  Reviewed by:   from Columbia Falls, Montana. on 12/30/2013
Rating Good quality
These are a nice variety of basic beer glasses. They are good quality for the price.
  Reviewed by:   from Illinois. on 12/8/2013
Rating Mr
Great set of glass for every type of beer.
  Reviewed by:   from South Carlonia. on 11/11/2013
Rating Incredible glassware
These glasses offer a good selection for different styles. Packed with great care and shipped quickly. Can't wait to enjoy them with my wife!
  Reviewed by:   from NH. on 11/2/2013
Rating great glasses
got these glasses as present and I'm so glad I did. great set of glasses and reasonably priced. would recommend them to anyone!
  Reviewed by:   from PA, USA. on 8/1/2013
Rating Happy Gift!
I got these glasses as a gift for my brother who is very hard to shop for and very particular. He loved these glasses! As others have stated, only drawback is no info on which glass is for what which I hope they include in the future. But delivery was on time as promised and all the glasses were intact when received. Recommended!
  Reviewed by:   from CA. on 7/26/2013
Rating Great set of glasses
Bought a set for me and my brother, the are a great addition for any beer drinker. Quality and service is great.
  Reviewed by:   from Iowa. on 7/19/2013
Rating True Beer Glasses
Very nice glasses. Now that I've had a chance to see them, I will order more. I have ordered twice from True Beer and have been totally happy with both orders. Good company. I will highly recommend to my family and friends!
  Reviewed by:   from Indiana. on 7/3/2013
Rating True Beer Glassware Set = Happy Dads :)
Ordered this as a father's day present for the guy who never wants anything. It was a great success :) Thanks!
  Reviewed by:   from Seattle WA. on 6/27/2013
Rating Excellent
I ordered this for my boyfriend who is a huge craft beer lover for his birthday. I can express how much he loved it. The glasses are very good quality and there is something for every beer. Price is great for how much it comes with and the quality of the glasses. Couldn't have asked for more.
  Reviewed by:   from Westchester NY. on 5/12/2013
Rating A Great Set of Glasses
This set of glasses is really great for a beer drinker. They cam very well packaged. The only thing that is missing is the description of each beer glass: what kind of beer goes with which glass. We had to do our own research on the internet to find out. But really great purchase experience.
  Reviewed by:   from Miami, FLorida. on 2/25/2013
Rating BEER ME
This set is AWESOME!!
  Reviewed by:   from Hopewell Junction, NY. on 1/23/2013
Rating Great Beer Lovers Glass Set
Ordered this set at xmas for a true beer lover! It came perfectly packaged in bubble wrap and peanuts with no chips or breakage. Printed out the description of each glass to go along with the gift - along with a few of his favorite beers!. Great gift at a reasonable price.
  Reviewed by:   from New Hampshire. on 1/21/2013
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