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Kwak Glass

This eclectic glass is about 10 inches (25 cm) high and comes with a wooden frame to keep it upright. It can be thought of as a smaller instance of a yard glass.

This type of glass can hold 11.2 ounces (0.3 liters).

This glass is specifically made for enjoyment of Kwak, a brand of Belgian beer that is notably dark in appearance and richly herbal in flavor.

A story related to this beer explains the origins of the glass. When coachmen in Belgium made stops in Napoleonís time, they could not leave their coach lest they fall behind schedule. This opportunity caused the invention of the Kwak glass. The long shape of this glass enabled innkeepers to lift it filled with beer up to the coachmen, which quenched their thirst until the next stop.

Kwak Glass