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Common name in the German state of Hesse, especially in the Frankfurt area (also cider or Schopp glass ) for a glass to drink cider, traditionally from the as bembel designated stoneware jugs is served. There are different sizes, which according to their volume, measured according to the number of ribbed glasses, are called 4, 8, 12 or 24 pieces. The name of the glass is derived from the diamond-shaped, raised lattice-shaped structure. This serves as a "gripping aid" for the greasy fingers caused by eating solid food without cutlery. Another advantage is that the prism-like nature also gives cloudy, unfiltered liquids a shine. To protect the contents from dirt or insects, there is the “Schoppedeckel”. Traditionally, this is a painted lid, usually made of wood, which is placed on the glass between drinks.

Glasses - ribbed, dubbegals, bembel

The traditional glass size was 0.3 l, today's standard sizes are 0.25 l with a height of 12.6 cm and 0.5 l with a height of 15.5 cm. The 0.25-liter glass is called "bungler glass" because the price when changing from 0.3 to 0.25 liters often remained the same despite the lower content. A ribbed 81 cm high, 45 cm diameter and 84 l capacity was manufactured and filled by Glashütte Limburg in 2014 and received an entry in the Guinness Book Records, The ribbed resembles the ancient knobs glass, No elevations, but depressions have the same purpose Mainz pole, as well as that Dubbeglas in the Pfalz. See also under wine vessels and wine glasses,

Ribbed: From photo by Hydro at Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 4.0 , link
Dubbeglas: From Peisi in Wikipedia , public domain , link
Bembel: By Tobias Weber - Own work, CC-BY-SA 4.0 , Link

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