A BE­GIN­NER’S GUIDE TO WHICH BEER GOES INTO WHICH GLASS

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What: Ale How: Served in glasses with­out han­dles

Why: Al­lows heat trans­fer from the hand of the drinker to the beer. As the tem­per­a­ture in­creases, flavours that are ac­ti­vated at higher tem­per­a­tures are re­leased, mak­ing for an in­trigu­ing drink­ing ex­pe­ri­ence.

What: Wheat beer (He­feweizen/ Bavar­ian wheat)

How: Served in taller glasses with thin walls

Why: To high­light the bright colour and di­rect fruity aromas to the nose of the drinker, and hold a fluffy head (froth) that the beer is known for.

What: Bel­gian ale

How: Served in snifter or tulip glasses

Why: Makes the aroma of beer brighter while also let­ting you take deep sips with­out get­ting foam on your face.

What:

Stouts and porters How: Mugs or pint glasses Why: Holds larger vol­umes and roasty, in­tense flavours.

What: In­dia Pale Ale or IPAs

How: Pint glasses

Why: The body heat trans­fered from the hand to the glass will make the hop aroma prom­i­nent.

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