A cone-shaped glass with a long stem. Useful to serve cocktails in which you don’t want the holder to affect the temperature of the drink. Serving in a cocktail glass is also known as serving “up.”
A short-stemmed glass with a narrow top, designed to accentuate the aroma of the drink. Commonly used with brandy, cognac and even some beer.
Also known as the rocks glass or lowball glass, the old fashioned is a versatile, short tumbler with a wide opening, designed to help release flavors. Common with stronger drinks.
The highball glass is similar to the old fashioned glass, but it’s a fair amount taller, allowing it to hold more liquid. Making it perfect for mixed drinks that contain less alcohol.
Cordial glasses are very small, elegant flute-like glasses. Typically used for rich after-dinner drinks or liqueurs.
A handled glass perfect for enjoying hot beverages, such as Irish Coffee. Its handle prevents the holder from feeling any discomfort due to the heat.