Tankard originally referred to any wooden vessel before it became reserved for drinking vessels. The original tankards were made from wood staves, much like barrels, and were built to hold large amounts of drink. Modern beer tankards are glass, ceramic, or a metal like pewter. What sets the tankard apart from the stein, aside from the origin, is the clear glass bottom.
Tankards make a wonderful addition to your drinkware collection. Whether you’re getting engraved pewter tankards for your wedding party or want one all to yourself, My Beer Steins has plenty of tankards in various designs and customizations. Please feel free to contact us if you have any trouble finding a particular item.