Matthew Cummings is an artist/designer from Louisville, KY who started making makes hand-blown, custom beer glasses for his small drinking club. He has extended his line to five styles for each style of beer: Hoppy, Aromatic, Malty, Subtle, and a “traditional” Ale Glass. He also makes specialty glasses for rare beers.
The handmade vessels from The Pretentious Beer Glass Company is about more than just novelty design. TheMalty Beer Glasshas “waists,” so your nitro pour will form three separate heads; theHoppy Beer Glass has a tulip shape to maximize aroma and engraved dashes for your fingers and thumb; and theDual Beer Glass allows you to make your own versions of a black and tan (or, say, framboise and chocolate stout) with beers of varying viscosities.