FATHER’S DAY: Spielgau IPA Glasses

As any beer connoisseur knows, quality glassware enhances the enjoyment of quality craft beer. And you don’t have to be a connoisseur to know that there are different shapes of glasses for pilsners, wheat bees and other beer styles. That‘s because nuances of engineering reflect the different attributes of a particular style of beer (or…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Drink Beer From A Globe Glass

Historically, different beers have been drunk from differently-shaped glasses. For example, Germans created the tall pilsner and the handled stein. The British prefer the pint glass. Belgians favor a globe glass. It turns out that the Belgian glass may be the best for enhancing the flavor of beer. The globe shape captures and directs the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Wine & Beer Gifts

Make a gift of a wine-tasting course or a home microbrewery kit even better: give it in tandem with a subscription to a relevant magazine (for wine, we love Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate—subscribe at eRobertParker.com). The recipient will enjoy being able to build on his or her expertise on an ongoing basis. One stein does…
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