Holiday Beer Gift Alert: Porcelain Ceramic Beer Glasses 3

Being the eccentric beer geek that I am, I’m always looking for new, fun, unique and quirky beer gadgets and accessories. And I like my swag like I like my beer — artisan, hand-crafted and made with love.

Unique objects make awesome gifts, and with this holiday season rapidly approaching, I’ve been on the mission to uncover fun, original and quirky gifts for my very special beer geek friends.

The coolest thing I recently stumbled upon was porcelain ceramic beer glasses and beer goblets produced by Jim Gottuso, a talented potter and the author of the blog Sofia’s Dad’s Pots.As someone who loves Ancient Greek and Egyptian art exhibits, I find Jim’s unique designs to be quite appealing.

The beer glasses can be viewed and purchased a the Gottuso Etsy Store.

About Sofia’s Dad’s Pots

Functional porcelain ceramics made by none other than Sofia’s Dad. Glazes are dishwasher safe, microwave-able and are LEAD FREE. You can eat off of them and drink out of them and I do. Pots are thrown on an electric wheel and fired in an electric kiln. These pieces are decorated using a combination of chattering and etching using a resist. Chattering is a method of allowing a metal “rib” to bounce on the surface of a rotating vessel while the resist method is done by physically painting a resist on with a brush and etching the areas that are left exposed. The latter method can be done multiple times and the combination of techniques results in various delicate and visually complex decorations.

Note: I will ship anywhere that the US Postal Service ships which is almost everywhere. I have successfully shipped to England, Belgium and Australia. If you live outside the US, just send me a message via Etsy or email me at go2sew(at)gmail(dot)com and I will pack the piece, take it to the Post Office, get the shipping price, and edit the listing with said price to your particular country.

Please visit my blog to get a glimpse of how things are made and the life of a potter.

About The Beer Wench

Ashley is a self-proclaimed craft beer evangelist & social media maven on a mission to advance the craft beer industry through education, inspiration and advocacy. She is currently the “Director of Awesomeness” at Bison Brewing in Berkeley, CA — where her responsibilities include everything from marketing, sales, PR, social media & events. Ashley is also a freelance consultant and professional speaker on the subjects of social media, beer mixology, food & beverage pairings. She is the founder of & as well as a regular contributor to

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