Pilsner (Pokal)

Meant to promote head retention, Pilsner glasses are typically a tapered, tall, and slender 12 ounce glass that is often shaped like a trumpet.

The Pilsner glass, capturing the effervesces and colors of Pilsner style beers, also works to maintain the head of the beer.

A Pokal glass is a European style Pilsner glass that has a stem.

Typical beers that use a Pilsner or Pokal glass are:

  • American Adjunct Lager
  • American Amber / Red Lager
  • American Double / Imperial Pilsner
  • American Malt Liquor
  • American Pale Lager
  • Bock
  • California Common / Steam Beer
  • Czech Pilsener
  • Doppelbock
  • Dortmunder / Export Lager
  • Euro Dark Lager
  • Euro Pale Lager
  • Euro Strong Lager
  • German Pilsener
  • Japanese Rice Lager
  • Light Lager
  • Maibock / Helles Bock
  • Munich Dunkel Lager
  • Munich Helles Lager
  • Schwarzbier
  • Vienna Lager
  • Witbier

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