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Reader Tip: Belgian Style Taster Glasses – $1.95

Thanks to HBF Reader Marty for this tip!

Belgian Taster Glass

via Crate&Barrel.  5 oz Belgian Style Taster Glass.  Dishwasher, Microwave and freezer safe.  Stackable.  Made in the USA.

Description: “Small-scaled version of the classic tulip-shaped beer glass offers samples of Belgian ales and other aromatic beers, maximizing their taste and preserving their creamy heads. Glasses stack for convenient storage.”

Belgian Taster Glass – $1.95

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Set of (4) 5 Oz Belgian Sampler Glasses – $12.69, $3.17 Each

Belgian Beer Sample Glasses

This set of 4 Belgian Style 5 Oz Beer Tasting Glasses for $12.69.  That figures to $3.17 each.

871448 – Belgian Sampler Glasses – 5oz. – Set of 4 - $12.69

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Hands On: Gemco 4 Oz Measuring and Tasting Glass

I use several of these puppies around my brewery and more.  I’ve used them for general measuring and as beer taster glasses.  I’ve also used them for espresso shots in coordination with my Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine.

Front/Logo

Ounce Measurements

Teaspoon Measurements

Tablespoon Measurements

Milliliter Measurements

Sometimes these sorts of measuring devices are to be considered… ballpark.  This photo shows 29.5 grams of water.  29.57 grams equals one fluid ounce of water.  Within the limitations of this scale - Fast Weight MS-500-BLK - (1/10th gram)… this measuring glass is right on.

29.5 Grams of Water

Using this as a taster glass to try some tasty Kiwi IPA

Purchase DateAs this update – 12/10/2014 – I’ve used these for just over 1 year.  They are still working great and look like new…

Beer TastersYou can see a couple up to date pictures in my recent review of RiteBrew’s Sampler Paddle.  These glasses fit great in that paddle.

One problem that any glass can have is markings washing off.  I haven’t had that problem (for over a year now) and I’ve put these guys through some arguably rough treatment.  As mentioned previously, one of the things I use these for is espresso.  When used for that, these get near boiling liquid poured in them.  The measurement marks still look like new.  I will say that I’ve never put these in my dishwasher. These are rugged, accurate and versatile measuring glasses. Fox Run Mini Measuring Glass, 4-Ounce

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Hands On: RiteBrew’s 4 Hole Sampler Paddle & Barbary Sample Glasses

Review RiteBrew Tasting Paddle

RiteBrew has a great selection of beer tasting gear including some unique sampler glasses (including Belgian and Pilsner Style Sampler Glasses) along with a couple of very reasonably price sample paddles.  They have a finished 4 position paddle for just $6.39 and an unfished 6 position paddle for just $5.99.  Here’s a quick look at the 4 hole sampler paddle using RiteBrew’s Barbary Style Tasting Glasses.

RiteBrew Tasting Sampler Paddle Homebrew Craft BeerA look at the paddle… Hey it looks nice!

RiteBrew Tasting Sampler Paddle Homebrew Craft BeerClose up of the wood grain and finish (click for a closer view).  It’s my theory that these holes are here to make it easy to get wet glasses off.  That way no vacuum can form.

Beer Taster PaddleI’m going to call the size of these holes about 1 7/8″

RiteBrew Tasting Sampler Paddle Homebrew Craft BeerThe paddle loaded up with Barbary Style Glasses

RiteBrew Tasting Sampler Paddle Homebrew Craft BeerSide view.  It’s worth noting that the Barbary Style are the only glasses that RiteBrew sells
that fit in their paddles.  The other glasses are very nice, just don’t plan on using them with the paddle.

Beer TastersMy Gemco 4 Ounce Measuring/Tasting Glasses - Hands On – fit nicely in the paddle.  These are nice little multi-tasking glasses.  Nice tasters and handy measuring glasses.

Gemco Measuring GlassClose up on the fit of the Gemco Glasses

Barbary Taster GlassThe Barbary Glasses fit great

Barbary TasterA look at just the Barbary Glass

Barbary Taster Glass Perfect BeakerThe capacity of these glasses is listed at 4.5 ounces.  My Emsa Perfect Beaker shows them at about 5 ounces.  So 4.5 ounces usable with 1/2 ounce for headspace.

Oatmeal Stout

The Barbary Glass filled with some delicious RiteBrew Oatmeal Stout

These are high quality and for around $6 they are… a bargain.  The Barbary Style glasses are also great little tasting glasses.

871452 – Sampler Paddle – 4 hole – $6.39

871456 – Sampler Paddle – 6 hole – $5.99

871446 – Barbary Sampler Glasses – 4.5oz – Set of 4 – $9.19

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Set of (4) 5 Oz Belgian Sampler Glasses – $12.69

Belgian Beer Sample Glasses

This set of 4 Belgian Style 5 Oz Tasting Glasses has been out of stock for quite a while (since toward the beginning of August).  They are back in stock as of this post.

871448 – Belgian Sampler Glasses – 5oz. – Set of 4 - $12.69

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