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Belgian Beer Glasses

Wendy_san Jun 25, 2010 06:08 PM

Anyone know of anywhere I can buy Belgian-style beer glasses in the SF Bay Area? Checked out local Bev-Mo and they didn't have any. Thanks.

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    Pius Avocado III RE: Wendy_san Jun 25, 2010 06:29 PM

    I acquired all of my Belgian glasses either from breweries (e.g. Russian River) or because they were included as part of pre-packaged gifts accompanying a bottle of Chimay etc.

    If you can get up to Russian River they usually have a fair amount for sale stacked all the way to the left as you face the bar.

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      Wendy_san RE: Pius Avocado III Jun 25, 2010 07:57 PM


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      12172003 RE: Wendy_san Jun 25, 2010 08:17 PM

      Try ordering them from globalbeer.com. They have a ton of them and were reasonably quick to ship them.

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        Spatlese RE: Wendy_san Jun 25, 2010 09:26 PM

        I'd seen some for sale at Whole Foods (the Oakland one, in particular, but I assume other branches might stock them as well).

        1. Morton the Mousse RE: Wendy_san Jun 25, 2010 11:09 PM

          BevMo is a joke. I'd try calling City Beer in SF and Ledgers Liquors in Berkeley.

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            bigwheel042 RE: Wendy_san Jun 26, 2010 01:52 AM

            Exactly what kind of "Belgian-style" beer glass are you looking for? (Trappist glass, tulip, etc.) Belgians don't drink every style of beer out of the same type of glass.

            I found my Duvel tulip at the Bevmo on Geary a couple of years ago. $5.

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              Wendy_san RE: Wendy_san Jun 26, 2010 11:36 AM

              Thanks to everyone for all the info. I'm looking for a variety of different styles of glasses and will try your suggestions.

              1. wineguy7 RE: Wendy_san Jun 26, 2010 02:53 PM

                Plumpjack on 24th and Noe has some.

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                  pbarry RE: Wendy_san Mar 29, 2011 09:00 AM

                  I'd put good money that Healthy Spirits in SF (15th and Castro) has the best in-person selection of beer glassware in the bay area. Their beer selection is on par with City Beer Store or anywhere else around too, but it's quiet and off the beaten path.


                  City Beer Store
                  1168 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103

                  Healthy Spirits
                  2299 15th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

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                    Tripeler RE: pbarry Mar 29, 2011 04:36 PM

                    +1 for Healthy Spirits. They also have staff that is very knowledgeable about beer.

                    Healthy Spirits
                    2299 15th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

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                      chuckl RE: pbarry Mar 29, 2011 05:29 PM

                      Healthy spirits has glasses and great belgian beer, plus a knowledgeable beer buyer. Highly recommended

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                        BaldwinJ RE: chuckl Apr 7, 2011 05:13 PM

                        I've never been there, but I'll have to check it out. I recently ordered some insulated glasses from www.mimuno.com for drinking beer at home. They're beautiful and really show off the color of the white Belgians I've been trying. The best part is that they keep the beer cold, but don't chill your hands. It's kind of like a tervis tumbler, but a little fancier.

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