Drinking a Maß at the Oktoberfest or a beer in the classic beer garden: a cool Helles or a refreshing Radler are among the Germans' favorite drinks. So it's no wonder that classic Willi mugs, noble beer tulips, conical Pils glasses, sturdy beer mugs, small Kölsch glasses or common wheat beer glasses should not be missing in any German pub!
Germany is only third in a European comparison when it comes to per capita beer consumption. The Czech Republic (141 liters per capita per year) leads the field, ahead of Austria (107 liters per capita). Every German drank "only" 102 liters of barley juice in 2018.
Small beer bar, chic hotel bar or hearty pub: beer is drunk everywhere. The right beer glasses from VEGA meet all the requirements that the catering industry places on high-quality glasses: sturdy, easy to clean, dishwasher safe.
At LUSINI you can find different types of beer glasses. But how do they differ and what are they used for?
Why is the Willi mug called Willi mug? It is considered likely that the glass was named after Willy Steinmeier, an employee of Rührglas GmbH Essen. He designed the easy-to-make glass shape in the 1950s.
In Bavaria and Swabia you order "eine Mass". A Maß originally corresponded to 1.069 liters and became exactly one liter with the metric system. At an Oktoberfest party, the large beer glass comes into its own.
The shape and small capacity of the Kölsch glass come from the fact that Kölsch does not have a very stable beer foam and a lower CO2 content than other types of beer. Therefore, it quickly becomes stale - the shape of the glass counteracts this!
Have you ever thought about organizing a beer tasting in your pub? This involves serving different types of beer in matching beer glasses. Guests learn about the production process and the taste of the beer and clearly perceive the differences. Craft beer varieties are also tasted here, for example, which are brewed by independent breweries and often bring influences of foreign beer varieties.