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Which Glass Do I Use? A Handy Guide for the Beginner Bartender

Bartenders, barkeepers, barmaids, or mixologists; the terms you use to refer to the instant best friend that serves us liquid gold when visiting our favorite spots! I can attest to the joy that is watching them work their magic. Much like watching Da Vinci bring The Monalisa to life (Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating a little there!), the careful tossing and spinning of intricately designed cocktail shakers are not the only appealing display of art when visiting a bar!

There is so much to look at, including the ecstasy that seems to glue bartenders and bar enthusiasts together, the fascinating tools used to prepare the liquid gold, and the array of glasses displayed that leaves the average customer curious. What are these, why do they have so many sizes of the same kind – and why do I not have them in my kitchen?

Which Glass Do I Use? Animated drawings of liquor, wine, and beer glasses - a visual aid deciding which glass to use

A Better Brew: A History of German Beer

It’s no secret that Germans love their beer and the good times that ensue with it! According to Statista, on average, Germans drank 99.7 liters of beer per person in 2019. Now that’s a lot of beer! So let’s dive into a history of German beer today.

German Beer: Glasses of light and dark beer on a pub background.