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You're Drinking It Wrong: A Guide to Beer Glasses
Posted by Caoimhe O'Brien on
There’s no shortage of snobbery in the wine and craft beer communities. Exhibit A: the confusing array of glassware available to you and your favorite libation. Wisdom has it that pilsner glasses are meant for lagers, snifters are intended for Belgian-style ales, tulip glasses are for strong ales and imperials, and weizen glasses are meant for… weizens. There’s a similar orthodoxy for wine: You drink reds in glasses with large, round bowls and sparkling whites in a thin champagne flute. But is this all a bunch of malarkey? Does the inward curve of a snifter really help retain aromas and...
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