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Shapes for suds
Samuel Adams Boston Lager Pint Glass
Can the shape of a glass really affect the taste of beer? The brewers behind Samuel Adams think so.

The beer company released its curvy lager pint glass-- featuring a beaded rim, outward-turning lip, and thinner walls to keep the brew colder in hand -- in February.

Here's a quick guide to other beer glass shapes and sizes -- and what beer to serve in them.

(John Bohn/Globe Staff)
 
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