Types of Glassware

Beer Glasses

There is a wide variety of beer glassware and they each have their own unique characteristics. 

Most Popular Beer Glasses :

Pint (Left)

American Pint :

  • Holds 16 ounces. (48 cl)
  • Used for serving a wide range of beer styles.

English Pint :

  • Holds 20 ounces. (60 cl)
  • Used for serving English Ales and Lagers.
  • Also known as Imperial or Nonic glass.
  • Can be used as a mixing glass.
  • Can be used as a piece in a Boston Shaker set.

Pilsner (Middle)

  • Holds between 12 and 14 ounces. (36 – 42 cl)
  • Used for serving lighter beers, such as Pilsners.

Beer Mug (Right)

  • Common in England, Germany and the United States.
  • Holds between 10 and 34 ounces. (30 – 102 cl)
  • Used for serving all types of beer.
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