Best Beer Mugs and Steins

There’s nothing quite like settling down with an ice-cold beer. However, if you’re really going for that authentic pub feel, you’ll need a classic stein at your disposal. Check out some of the best beer mugs below with varying sizes and designs. These represent our favorites on the market today. And we think your next at-home happy hour or weekend celebration is going to be a hit with these additions.

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Glass Beer Pub Mug


Classic Mug with Personal Touch

This pub mug has a rustic appearance embossed with a European seal. Best of all, add an initial to make the mug uniquely yours.

What We Liked

Looking for that rustic pub look? This massive 25-ounce mug is engraved with a beautiful European crest. The weighted mug has a striking beveled glass design on the bottom, adding to its appearance and construction. With a BPA and lead-free design, this mug is every beer lover’s dream. It makes a great personalized gift around the holidays or even for newlyweds. Get it here. 


Bormioli Rocco 4-Pack Solid Heavy Large Beer Glasses


Drink Big

These mugs have room to spare with 17 ounces of space for your favorite beer or mixed drink. 

What We Liked

If you need large mugs that make a statement, this 4-piece set is surely the best pick. The weighted beer glasses hold a whopping 17 ounces of the libation of your choice. They’re great for backyard barbeques, man caves, home bars, and poolside parties. Nothing says “welcome” quite like a hearty pour of a delicious brew. Buy them now. 


Circleware 42799 Roadhouse Mini Mason Beer Mug


Super Fun Mini Mugs

These mugs are perfect for shots or small sips of any variety. We recommend these for bachelor parties, retirement gatherings, and St. Paddy’s Day celebrations.

What We Liked

Looking for mini mugs everyone will enjoy and smile about? This set of six 1.7-ounce mugs make the perfect shot glass set. The glasses are BPA free and have a decorative beveled bottom, giving them a classic look. The heavyset design of these shot glasses makes them conveniently difficult to tip over. Consider them for your choice of party favors. They’re ideal for those memorable 21st birthdays, holidays, and more. Buy it here. 

Best on a Budget

Amlong Crystal Lead-Free Beer Mug


Polished Beer Mugs

These 12-ounce beer mugs are just the right size for a distinguished toast. If you simply need a 2-piece set, you’re in luck.

What We Liked

You’re bound to love the beautiful, modern appearance of these budget-friendly crystal beer mugs. The mugs are dishwasher safe and come in a set of two for easy toasting anytime of the week. Enjoy the sleek simplicity of these sturdy yet gorgeous beer mugs. Our testers agreed that such steins should be a cabinet staple in every kitchen. Get it now.