Countless different flavor combinations could go into a single beer. Even if we forget about specific hop varietals and yeast strains, there are still a huge variety of different types and styles of beer. No wonder things get confusing when it comes to choosing the right custom beer glasses! It's almost like a puzzle.
Realistically, you can drink whatever beer you would like out of any printed glass you find. Just make sure the custom pint glass is clean and free of residue to help maintain temperature and keep flavor pure. However, if you want to drink by the books, here's a cheat sheet for pairing each beer style with the proper branded glass. With this guide, you'll experience each beer's unique aroma, striking look and distinctive flavor to the max!
Which Customized Glasses Should You Pair With Each Style of Beer?
Benefits: The tall, narrow shape is perfect for showing off color and clarity.
Best beer: Pilsners (surprise!), American Pale Lager, Lagers, Fruit Beers, Witbiers, Bock, Doppelbock
Benefits: Beer flows more freely out of customized glasses without tapered mouths.
Best beer: English Ales, Blond Ale, Cream Ale, Milk/Sweet Stout, Stout, Porter, IPA, Oktoberfest
Benefits: Tall with a nice taper that preserves head and aroma.
Best beer: American Wheat Ales, Hefeweizen, Weizenbock
Benefits: Versatile and designed with the bar owner in mind.
Best beer: Ciders, American Ales, IPA, Bock, Rye Beer
Benefits: Sports a tapered shape ideal for a casual drinking pace.
Best beer: Belgian Ales and IPAs, Imperial IPA, French Ales, Scotch Ales, Saison/Farmhouse Ale, Quadrupel, Lambic-Fruit
Benefits: Designed for copious amounts of beer and quick drinking.
Best beer: Any ale or lager, particularly of the German variety
Benefits: Delicate stemmed glasses keep your hand from warming the beer.
Best beer: Belgian Ales, Double IPAs, Imperial Stouts, Tripel, Porters, Barley Wine, beers high in ABV
Benefits: The slim shape of these customized glasses helps to maintain carbonation and intensify fragrance.
Best beer: Wild and Sour Ales, Fruit Beers, Bocks, German Pilsner, Lamic-Fruit, Maibock, Weizenbock
Are you ready to invest in the proper branded glass for your brewery's style of beer? Contact us to find out how we can help you create the perfect customized glasses for your brand.