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Dec 17, 2008 06:40 AM

Belgian Beer Glasses in Philadelphia--Looking to purchase

I'm trying to get my hands on a few "special" beer glasses to give as a Christmas gift (with some beer of course). I found some Delirium Tremens glasses online, as well as a few Allagash glasses, and others. However, none will arrive in time for Christmas, or at least won't arrive without a huge shipping fee. Does anyone know if any of the breweries/bars (i.e. Monks, Triumph, Eulogy, Victory, Nodding Head, etc) sell glasses? Alternatively, do places like the Foodery, etc, which have great selections of beer, sell glasses? I apologize for my ignorance...I am a non-drinker so I either don't take notice when I am in places like this, or simply am never in places like this. I live in Old City but would be willing to travel into Delaware, New Jersey, and around the general Philadelphia area if someone could direct me towards these glasses. Thanks!

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  1. i do most of this sort of shopping online, but there are two ideas i have. there is a beer store on south street just east of starbucks (between 3rd and 4th, closer to 4th, north side) that sells beer memoribilia. it's a little fratty, but it may have expanded its target market. macy's also has a nice set of mikasa beer glasses, but it includes a pilsner, a stout and others and none have beer labels.

    there must be more options so don't think that this is it. here are two sites online that i like:

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    1. re: mazza3

      Thanks for this information. I'll check out the store you mention on 4th street. I actually run right by it but I guess I never see it!

    2. Try Bella Vista:

      Bella Vista Beer & Soda Distributor
      738 South 11th Street, Philadelphia PA 19147
      Business: 215-627-6465 Fax: 215-627-2284 ยท Hours: Mon-Thurs: 9AM-7PM Fri-Sat: 9AM-8PM Sun: Closed

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      1. re: ClockworkOrange

        Thank you. I'll get there in the next few days to see what their selection is like!

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        1. I have purchased beer glasses at the Foodery (10th and Pine) in the past. I haven't been there for a while, so you might want to call them and see what they have, but I remember they had a good selection when I was there.

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          1. re: cosmo125

            Foodery on Second street has an even larger number of glasses than the store on Pine. Michael's Deli in King of Prussia has a few, mostly in gift packages. I think i saw a Duvel and perhaps a chimay goblet.