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Old 10-22-2009, 07:58 AM   #1
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Stumbled upon this site and thought I'd share. http://www.straubs.net/belgium-glasses.htm
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Old 10-22-2009, 04:09 PM   #2
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There's definitely something magical about being in a Belgian bar and having each of the 100's of brands/styles of beers served in their own distinctive glass.
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Old 10-22-2009, 07:27 PM   #3
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No Karmeliet glasses?!?!?! I'm un-impressed.

I'm kidding, nice find!
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Old 10-23-2009, 11:20 AM   #4
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very cool indeed... excellent find !!
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Old 10-23-2009, 02:41 PM   #5
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I like my $1.97 20oz glass mug from Wal-Mart. Nice big handle to hold onto. I think all beer glasses should have a handle...IMO.
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Old 10-23-2009, 02:49 PM   #6
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Wait.... a FILL mark on german glasses? I knew they took beer serious over there but damn. thats extreme.
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Old 10-23-2009, 05:31 PM   #7
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Sweet find! The Brussels collection doesn't seem like too bad of a deal. 6 glasses for around $50. Shipping kills the deal for me though.

 
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Old 10-23-2009, 05:36 PM   #8
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Bed Bath & Beyond carries the Libbey Poco Grande which works great for serving Belgians. $10 for a set of 4. My local store didn't have them in stock but they ordered them for me, delivered to my house and waived the shipping charge.

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Old 10-23-2009, 05:50 PM   #9
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Wait.... a FILL mark on german glasses? I knew they took beer serious over there but damn. thats extreme.
It's actually German law that all beer be served in glasses with that fill mark, and (technically) they must fill to that mark. The volume above the mark is for head space.

If you go to any German festivals, or really busy bars (especially bars that cater to Americans) they will often try to short sell you on the beer.

I've even heard of "sting operation" type stuff, where they try and catch suspected "short-sellers."

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