Questions tagged [glassware]

Covering various drinking and serving glasses. What glass should be used to server which type of cocktail, wine or beer.

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What glasses are meant for which beers and why?

I know there are already one or two questions that touch on specific beers. However, I would like more of a comprehensive list. I would also like to understand why those types of glasses are chosen. ...
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Do different beer glass shapes really make a difference in taste?

I understand the basic distinction for wine glasses: red wine glasses are shaped to help keep some of the aroma inside the glass, whereas whites don't. But shapes for beer glasses, such as pilsner vs ...
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Glassware for lagers: why did my Stella Artois come in this kind of glass?

I've seen Why did my Big Bad Baptist come in a brandy snifter? and understand from the answer there that there are two basic reasons to use a glass with a wider bowl for beer: to concentrate armoas, ...
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Why did my Big Bad Baptist come in a brandy snifter?

Over the weekend, I decided to order something new from the menu: a Big Bad Baptist. I thoroughly enjoyed it (lots of coffee flavor and not nearly as much alcohol taste as I feared). But it came in ...