In the German state of Hesse, especially in the Frankfurt area common name (also cider or Schopp glass ) for a glass to drink from cider, which is traditionally called the bembel designated stoneware jugs is served. There are various sizes, which are referred to by their volume, according to the number of ribbed glasses as 4, 8, 12 or 24 Bembel. The name of the glass is derived from the diamond-shaped, raised lattice-shaped structure. This serves as a "gripping aid" for the done by the cutlery eating hearty food greasy fingers. Another advantage is that the prism-like texture gives even cloudy, unfiltered liquids gloss. To protect the contents from dirt or insects, there is the "Schoppedeckel". Traditionally, this is a painted lid of mostly wood, which is placed between drinking on the glass.
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-l glass is called "Beschisserglas" because the price in the change from 0.3 l to 0.25 l despite the smaller content often remained the same. In 2014, Glashütte Limburg produced and filled a ribbed bin with a height of 81 cm, a diameter of 45 cm and a capacity of 84 l and received an entry in the Guinness Book of the Records, The ribbed resembles the ancient one knobs glass, No elevations, but wells have for the same purpose Mainzer pole, as well as that Dubbeglas in the Pfalz. See also below wine vessels and wine glasses,