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Glass Type: Mug
Glassware Information  
Typically very heavy and sturdy. A mug (or stein) is most commonly made of glass or stoneware. Traditionally German, one advantage is clinking glasses together without worrying about breaking them. In Germany, it is usually called a Steinkrug, if it is stoneware, or Glaskrug if it is made of glass.

This glass is appropriate with the following beer styles
American All-Malt Lager American All-Malt Lagers refer to a broadly defined style where the brewer does not use cereal adjuncts (that means rice or corn in the boil/mash for the laypersons amongst us). Due to that fact,... [more]
American Amber / Red Ale American Amber Ales (or Red Ales) are a top-fermenting version of the American Amber Lager. This style has the red-copper color and semi-sweet flavor of the American Amber Lager. Due to the use o... [more]
American Amber / Red Lager American Amber Lagers are amber, red-brown or copper in color. The aroma and flavor are dominated by caramel malt character. Hop bitterness is fairly low. ABV is in the range of 4.8% to 5.4%. IBU... [more]
American Blonde Ale American Blonde Ales (also called American Golden Ales) are pale yellow to golden in color. The style has a clean and light to medium feel, along with a notable malt sweetness. Hop notes are gene... [more]
American Brown Ale American Brown Ales are malty, slightly sweet and full of flavor. Aroma usually has caramel malt or nutty characteristics. Hop notes should be muted, although some examples have a mild citrus ... [more]
American Dark Wheat Ale The American Dark Wheat Ale is an American version of the Dunkel Weizen style. Color should be medium to dark brown. Aromas usually range from dark fruits to semi-sweet wheat and malt notes. Tast... [more]
American Macro Lager The American Macro Lager is the style that most of us knew before adopting the "microbeer world". It is the style that our parents adopted. And it is the style that is still dominant and popular ... [more]
American Malt Liquor American Malt Liquor is a style that can vary in strength comparable from a lager to a bock. Aroma has a muted tone with some sweetness. Hops are virtually nonexistent, with almost nothing in the... [more]
American Pale Ale American Pale Ales vary widely in color, aroma and taste. Color is generally deep copper (amber) to light copper. Aroma generally has very notable floral or citrus hop notes. The taste is highlig... [more]
American Pale Wheat Ale The American Pale Wheat Ale is a cousin of the German wheat beers, in particular the Hefeweizen. The color should range from pale yellow to gold. The beer may or may not be cloudy, depending on w... [more]
Belgian Dark Ale The style of Belgian Dark Ales covers a wide range of Belgian beers. These can include a darker version of an existing beer (using darker malts). The color ranges from medium amber to brown. The ... [more]
Belgian Pale Ale Belgian Pale Ales are light to medium ales that have a mild aroma and low hops bitterness. The color is usually light golden to amber in color, occasionally even a darker amber. The aroma has min... [more]
Belgian Strong Pale Ale Belgian Strong Pale Ales range in color from pale yellow to medium golden. These beers are often brewed with light colored candy sugar. This gives the aroma a slight sweetness along with complex ... [more]
Bière de Garde Bière de Garde translates to "keeping beer" in French. Similar to Saison in its history, these beers were usually brewed in the winter and spring, and cellared for a time after bottling. They we... [more]
Black & Tan The Black & Tan style is a broad category that is made from blending a pale ale with a dark beer. Usually, a stout or porter is used for the "black" portion of the blending. ABV can range widely ... [more]
Bock A Bock is a lager that originated in Einbeck, Germany. The name is also derived from the town name, but also means male deer or goat in German. Bocks were originally a dark beer brewed for specia... [more]
California Common / Steam Beer California Common or Steam Beer is a style that has its roots in California (shocking, I know) in the mid-1800s. Historically speaking, Steam Beer was a bad-tasting brew that "may be defined as a... [more]
Cream Ale Cream Ales are mild and pale ales that use warm fermentation and cold lagering. The color should be light, ranging from a pale yellow to golden. The aroma should be very muted and hop notes are o... [more]
Czech Pilsener The Czech Pilsener (or Pilsner) style has a very pale gold to darker gold color, and is usually very clear. The aroma is dominated by the malts and has slightly spicy hop notes. The taste is domi... [more]
Doppelbock Doppelbock (translates to "double bock" in German) is a Bavarian beer style that was yet another German style to find its origins by being brewed by monks in centuries past. Along with bocks in g... [more]
Dortmunder / Export Lager Dortmunder or Export Lager is a pale lager that originated in Dortmund, Germany. This is a lighter pilsener style that became popular beginning in 1873 in the industrial town of its origin. Due t... [more]
English Bitter The English Session or Ordinary Bitter is pale gold to copper in color. The aroma is mild with a semi-sweet grain smell, occasionally having notable but not strong hop notes. Notes of butterscotc... [more]
English Brown Ale The term "English Brown Ale" encompasses a range of styles that include Nut Brown Ales, certain mild ales and several differing styles that use dark or brown malts in the brewing process. The col... [more]
English Dark Mild Ale The English Dark Mild Ale uses darker roasted malts and is less hopped than bitters and other sessions beers. There are often other notes of chocolate, nuts and roasted smells and tastes. The col... [more]
English IPA The modern English IPA has a medium hop bitterness, with medium alcohol content. The bitterness level is notably less than the American IPA. The color should be pale gold to dark copper. The arom... [more]
English Pale Ale The Classic English Pale Ale is gold to copper in color. The aroma should have notes of herbal English hops, with medium hop bitterness evident. Fruity esters are medium to strong in the aroma. O... [more]
English Pale Mild Ale English Pale Mild Ales range in color from gold to amber. The aroma should have a light hop profile, as well as a notable malt sweetness. The taste should should be dominated by the malts, with h... [more]
Euro Dark Lager The Euro Dark Lager is a slightly stronger and malty/sweeter version a typical lager. The flavors should be notable but still somewhat muted, as the malts overshadow the hops. The aroma should ha... [more]
Euro Pale Lager The Euro Pale Lager is highlighted by a notable hop flavor, as well as a malty sweetness. Color should be pale yellow to medium golden. IBUs should be minimal to medium in strength. ABV should be... [more]
Euro Strong Lager The Euro Strong Lager is simply a stronger version of the Euro Pale Lager and Euro Dark Lager. It has similar characteristics to those styles, with the exception of having a notably higher alcoho... [more]
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) Extra Special or Strong Bitters are generally considered to be English bitter ales at 4.8% or above in ABV. The color should be light amber to copper. The aroma should have notable hop aromas, wi... [more]
Foreign / Export Stout The Foreign or Extra Stout is similar to a Dry Stout in that they have a malty sweetness and notes of caramel. They also have a dry finish with a slight roasted bitterness. The color should be da... [more]
German Pilsener The German Pilsener is pale yellow to gold in color. The aroma is somewhat muted, but dominated by the hops. There should also be a notable malty sweetness in the smell. The taste should also be ... [more]
Happoshu Happoshu is a Japanese "sparkling spirit" or low-malt beer that usually refers to a beverage with less than 67% malt content. Amusingly enough, Japanese tax laws do not classify this beverage as ... [more]
Herbed / Spiced Beer Herbed or Spiced Beers are beers that use herbs or spices in addition to malts and hops. The base style of the beer will dictate how the herbs or spices work in terms of flavors and aroma. The im... [more]
Irish Red Ale Irish Red Ales get their distinctive color from the use of a small amount of roasted barley. They range in color from light red-amber to light red-brown. The aroma should have a notable caramel s... [more]
Japanese Rice Lager Japanese Rice Lagers are pale lagers that are similar to the American Macro Lager. The main difference is the greater percantage of rice as an adjunct in the Japanese Rice Lager. Hence then name.... [more]
Keller Bier / Zwickel Bier Kellerbier or Zwickelbier are unfiltered and unpasteurized versions of German beers (usually a lager). The name "Kellerbier" translates from German as "cellar beer". Traditional Kellerbiers are u... [more]
Kvass Kvass (or kvas) is a very low alcohol content drink made from black or rye bread. It is particularly popular in Eastern and Central Europe. According to Wikipedia, "Its origins go back 5,000 year... [more]
Kölsch Kölsch is a local specialty in Cologne, Germany. It has less hop bitterness that other German styles, and is more related in brewing style to Altbier (top-fermented at a warmer temperature and l... [more]
Low Alcohol Beer Low Alcohol Beer is also known as "non-alcoholic or NA beer". It is also sometimes called "Small beer", "small ale" or "near beer". Most examples of the style are lagers.

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Maibock / Helles Bock "Helles" in German translates to "light" in English. Maibock or Helles Bock is a pale version of a traditional bock. The style is usually enjoyed in warmer weather in the Spring or Summer. The co... [more]
Munich Dunkel Lager The Munich Dunkel Lager should range in color from light brown to dark brown. The aroma should be dominated by slight malt sweetness with a slight hop bitterness also apparent. The sweetness shou... [more]
Munich Helles Lager The Munich Helles Lager is a light colored lager originally from Munich, Germany. The color for the style should be pale, usually pale yellow to golden. The aroma should have very low hop tones a... [more]
Märzen / Oktoberfest Märzen (or Oktoberfest) beers are made in a range of colors from gold to red-orange. The aroma should be dominated by a sweet malty smell. This should also have notes of lightly toasted grains. ... [more]
Pumpkin Ale Pumpkin Beers are beers (ales or lagers) that use pumpkins as an adjunct as part of the brewing process. The style has obvious pumpkin aroma and flavor, and usually has notable "pumpkin spice" no... [more]
Rauchbier Rauchbier is a German smoked beer. The color should be dark copper to dark brown. The aroma should have a combination of smoke and malts. The smoked aroma should be very notable also. The taste f... [more]
Roggenbier Roggenbier is a German rye beer style. The color ranges from dark gold to amber. The aroma has notes of spices, fruity esters, cloves and possibly roasted malts (in darker versions of the style).... [more]
Sahti Sahti has one of the longest histories in the beer world. It has a history going back at least 500 years in Europe. The defining characteristic of the style is the use of juniper twigs and berrie... [more]
Schwarzbier Schwarzbier is a German style of "black beer" that uses lager yeast. The aroma and taste usually include subtle hints chocolate or coffee. The feel should be somewhat thin. ABV should be in the l... [more]
Scottish Ale The style name "Scottish Ales" actually covers a range of similarly styled beers. Those styles are:

Scottish Light 60/-
Scottish Heavy 70/-
Scottish Export 80/-
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Smoked Beer Smoked Beer is a wide category, with the most notable example being the German Ruachbier. The key characteristic of the style is the fact that the grains have been smoked or dried over a fire. Ma... [more]
Vienna Lager Vienna Lager is a lager style that was originated in Vienna, Austria. The color should be medium red-brown to copper. There should be an obvious malt sweetness in both aroma and taste. Hop presen... [more]
Weizenbock Weizenbock is a strong German wheat beer. It is similar to a Hefeweizen, although darker and higher in malt flavor and alcohol. To be considered in this style, German law requires at least 50% wh... [more]
Winter Warmer Winter Warmer is a traditional malty-sweet English Strong Ale that is brewed in the winter months. It is usually quite dark, but not as dark as a stout, with a notable malt presence. Spices are s... [more]
Witbier Witbier (literally, "white beer" in Belgium) is one Belgian version of a wheat beer. It is also sometimes called a "Witte". The color should be straw yellow to gold, with a notable cloudy haze. A... [more]
American Double / Imperial Pilsner The American Double (or Imperial) Pilsner is golden in color with a dry hop floral aroma and intense hop bitterness. These floral notes are supported by a big malty backbone which culminates into... [more]
American Double / Imperial Pale Ale The American Double or Imperial Pale Ale is usually a hopped-up version of the American Pale Ale. Color should be medium copper to dark copper. Hop aroma is moderate to strong, usually with grass... [more]
American Double / Imperial Red The American Double (or Imperial) Red Ale is the "bigger brother" of the Red (or Amber) Ale. The style should have an unmistakeable ruby red color. The aroma should have the expected strong malt ... [more]
Gose Gose is a German wheat beer that was first brewed in the 1700s in the town of Goslar, Germany. It is also known as a traditional style in Leipzig, Germany. It is a top-fermented, "pre-lager" beer... [more]
Dark Lager The Dark Lager is a term used to describe lagers that feature darker colors and stronger malt profiles than pale lagers. The hops bitterness and other strong flavors should be subdued. While the ... [more]
Belgian Amber Ale The Belgian Amber Ale is similar to English and American Amber Ale styles. However, the hop presence should be notably muted compared to those two styles. There should also be a slight spicy note... [more]
American Double / Imperial Brown Ale American Imperial Brown Ales should be deep copper to brown in color. Strong roasted malt notes should be obvious, with slight caramel and chocolate hints. These should be notably apparent in bot... [more]
Belgian Brown Ale The Belgian Brown Ale is typically a Brown Ale with Belgian yeast used in fermentation. As is typical of most Belgian yeasts, this usually lends a slightly more pronounced spice note or sometimes... [more]
Belgian Blonde Ale The Belgian Blonde Ale is similar to a Tripel. The color should be pale yellow. The flavor should be slightly sweet and less complex than many other pale Belgian styles. The typical Belgian spici... [more]