Bar Glassware

Presentation is very important when making mixed drinks, so using the proper glass is a must. It
enhances the drink. There are many different kinds, sizes and shapes of glassware. If you have
these glasses, you have a glass for every mixed drink and occasion.

Beer Mug
This is the typical beer container. It has thick walls and a large handle.
Size: 10 oz to 22 oz
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Brandy Snifter
This glass is used for brandy or cognac. They have a short stem so you can place your middle
and ring finger. This allows your hand to warm the brandy or cognac while holding it.
Size: 5 oz to 25 oz
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Champagne Flute
These are tall glasses. The flute shape helps preserve the carbonation of the champagne and it
also shows off the bubbles of the champagne.
Chill the glass before use.
Size: 6 oz to 10 oz
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Collins Glass
This is a tall and skinny glass. This glass was named after the popular drink Tom Collins. It is
used for soft drinks, juices and many mixed drinks.
Size: 10 oz to 16 oz

Size: 1 oz to 4 oz Top of Page Highball Glass This is the most common glass at bars. It is used to make many mixed drinks.Top of Page Cordial Glass It is a very small stemmed glass used to serve small amounts of liquor. Size: 8 oz to 12 oz Top of Page .

Hurricane Glass This glass is shaped like a hurricane lamp. It is used for many hot drinks. It is also used for some blended drinks like a Piña Colada and a Chi-Chi. It is used for many tropical and exotic mixed drinks. Size: 15 oz to 23 1/2 oz Top of Page Irish Coffee Mug This glass has a shot stem and a handle. Size: 8 oz to 10 oz Top of Page .

This glass is also known as a "Cocktail Glass. Size: 6 oz to 12 oz Top of Page ." Chill the glass before use. This glass is also known as a "Coupette Glass." Size: 7 oz to 12 oz Top of Page Martini Glass This is the classic V-shaped stemmed glass for drinks without ice (chilled drinks).Margarita Glass This glass is primarily used for Margaritas and Daiquiris.

This glass is also used for beer." This glass is also known as a "Rocks Glass.Old Fashioned Glass This glass is used for drinks "on the rocks" or with a "splash." Size: 5 oz to 6 oz Top of Page Pilsner Glass This is a tall flute shaped glass with no stem. Size: 10 oz to 16 oz Top of Page .

. Top of Page Shot Glass This is a small and thick glass. Size: 30 oz to 60 oz Top of Page Punch Bowl This is a large container for punches. Many bars used them to serve beer.Pitcher This is a large container with a spout to pour into several glasses. It is used for many shots and as a measuring tool. It is used a lot for parties.

you have a glass for every mixed drink and occasion. It enhances the drink. If you have these glasses. always hold it by the stem so you don't change the temperature of the wine. sizes and shapes of glassware. so using the proper glass is a must. . There are many different kinds. When carrying a wine glass.Size: 1 oz to 4 oz Top of Page Wine Glass There are two kinds of wine glasses (Red Wine Glass and White Wine Glass). Size: 8 oz to 10 oz Top of Page Bar Glassware Presentation is very important when making mixed drinks. The red wine glass has a wider bowl to allow the wine to breathe.

Beer Mug This is the typical beer container. It has thick walls and a large handle. This allows your hand to warm the brandy or cognac while holding it. Size: 5 oz to 25 oz Top of Page Champagne Flute . Size: 10 oz to 22 oz Top of Page Brandy Snifter This glass is used for brandy or cognac. They have a short stem so you can place your middle and ring finger.

Size: 6 oz to 10 oz Top of Page Collins Glass This is a tall and skinny glass. juices and many mixed drinks. Chill the glass before use. This glass was named after the popular drink Tom Collins.These are tall glasses. Size: 10 oz to 16 oz Top of Page Cordial Glass . It is used for soft drinks. The flute shape helps preserve the carbonation of the champagne and it also shows off the bubbles of the champagne.

Size: 1 oz to 4 oz Top of Page Highball Glass This is the most common glass at bars.It is a very small stemmed glass used to serve small amounts of liquor. . It is used for many tropical and exotic mixed drinks. It is used to make many mixed drinks. Size: 8 oz to 12 oz Top of Page Hurricane Glass This glass is shaped like a hurricane lamp. It is also used for some blended drinks like a Piña Colada and a Chi-Chi.

It is used for many hot drinks.Size: 15 oz to 23 1/2 oz Top of Page Irish Coffee Mug This glass has a shot stem and a handle. Size: 8 oz to 10 oz Top of Page Margarita Glass This glass is primarily used for Margaritas and Daiquiris." Size: 7 oz to 12 oz Top of Page . This glass is also known as a "Coupette Glass.

" This glass is also known as a "Rocks Glass.Martini Glass This is the classic V-shaped stemmed glass for drinks without ice (chilled drinks). This glass is also known as a "Cocktail Glass. Size: 6 oz to 12 oz Top of Page Old Fashioned Glass This glass is used for drinks "on the rocks" or with a "splash." Chill the glass before use." Size: 5 oz to 6 oz Top of Page .

Size: 30 oz to 60 oz Top of Page .Pilsner Glass This is a tall flute shaped glass with no stem. This glass is also used for beer. Size: 10 oz to 16 oz Top of Page Pitcher This is a large container with a spout to pour into several glasses. Many bars used them to serve beer.

Top of Page Shot Glass This is a small and thick glass. It is used a lot for parties. Size: 1 oz to 4 oz Top of Page . It is used for many shots and as a measuring tool.Punch Bowl This is a large container for punches.

Used for serving Trappist ales and other abbey-style ales. ceramic. Weizen: A large. Chalice or goblet: A wide-mouthed. Tulip: A bulbous glass with a trumpeted mouth and short stem used to capture aromas and support large heads of artisanal Belgian ales. often with metal linings.Wine Glass There are two kinds of wine glasses (Red Wine Glass and White Wine Glass). Used primarily for Englishand American-style lagers and ales ranging from light lagers to imperial stouts. They are ideal for swirling beer to release volatiles. all-purpose beer glass with slightly tapered walls. with handles and thick walls to help maintain a cool temperature. Pint glasses come in two sizes: Imperial 20 ounce (570 mL) or US 16 ounce (470 mL) pints. stemmed glass. Like tulip glasses. Many have etchings on the bottom of the inside of the glass to stimulate carbonation. bowl-like. aiding in head retention. Seidel: A German-style mug. they are often etched to stimulate carbonation. A tulip glass may be substituted with an oversize snifter. Pilsener: A long. often of great volume. curvaceous glass.  Pint Glass (Mixing)  Pint Glass (Pub) . Chalices may be substituted with an oversize red wine glass. The red wine List of glasses Beer       Pint: A standard. bulbous near the mouth to support and showcase the heads of weizens and other wheat beers. narrow glasses with walls that taper towards the base. An earthenware. or metal version is called a stein. Used to consolidate volatiles and support delicate heads of pilseners and other lagers.

 Pilsner Glass (Standard)  Pilsner Glass (Footed)  Pilsner Glass (Weizen)  Seidel  Goblet Glass (Schooner/Chalice) .

Sours are prepared in ice and strained into a 4 fl oz (120 mL) sour glass. The stems of these glasses allow the drinker to hold the glass without warming the contents. The purpose is opposite of the wine glass — the brandy glass is designed to be cupped in the hand to warm the brandy.Brandy Snifter/Balloon Similar to a wine glass. these cocktails are prepared with ice and then strained into the 4 fl oz (120 mL) vessel.  Cocktail Glass (Martini) .  Brandy Snifter Cocktail         Martini Double cocktail Hurricane Margarita Poco/Piña Colada Champagne/Daiquiri saucer Whiskey Sour Zombie Cocktail and whiskey sour glasses are 4 fl oz (120 mL) glasses used for cocktails and whiskey sours. Similarly. Martinis and Manhattans are examples of cocktails that are served in a cocktail glass. the brandy glass has a shorter stem and a wider bowl.

 Cocktail Glass (Cosmopolitan)  Hurricane Glass  Margarita Glass (Saucer)  Margarita Glass (Welled)  Poco Grande .

8 or 9 fl oz (240 or 270 mL) glasses designed to hold highball drinks — iced drinks containing liquor along with water and/or a carbonated mixer. traditionally wrought of frosted glass. . Highball glasses may in some parts also be known as a cooler or a slim jim. primarily designed for long drinks (namely the fizz and Collins family of drinks). Champagne/Daiquiri Goblet  Chimney or Zombie Glass Collins Collins glasses are straight-sided narrow glasses. and typically holding around 10 fl oz (300 mL) each.  Collins Glass Highball Highball glasses are tall.

 Highball Glass (Tumbler)  Highball Glass (Footed) Liqueur  Pousse-café This type of liqueur glass has straight sides and is designed for drinks prepared using the poussecafé method.     Irish Coffee Toddy Mug Absinthe or Pastis glass Specialty  Cordial Glass .

 Cordial Glass (Footed)  Irish Coffee Glass (Footed)  Irish Coffee Glass (Mug)  Swirl (left) and Pontarlier Reservoir (right) Glasses Lowball A 4-6 oz (120-180 mL) lowball glass is designed to hold iced drinks without additional liquids. It is often used as a mixing vessel by customers when a cocktail is not offered at the bar. such as various on-the-rocks drinks. For example the 'Cheeky Vimto'. Pint A large glass. . typically used for beer and related drinks.

 Old Fashioned Glass . Rocks/Old Fashioned Usually used for whiskeys and gin. Rocks glasses got their name as most of these drinks are served over ice (on the rocks). and when the ice is dropped from the correct height a "ting" can be heard. Pint Glass (Mixing)  Pint Glass (Pub) Port/London Dock Punch Cup Small cup used to serve eggnog and other punches. A perfect rocks glass has a perfect round bottom.

Ideal for liqueurs and aperitifs. Rocks Glass (Standard)  Rocks Glass (Double)  Rocks Glass (Footed) Sherry Small. narrow stemmed glasses with a wider rim than a cordial glass.  Sherry Glass . Holds 2 ounces (60 mL).

made for drinks intended to be consumed in one quaff. hourglass-shaped measure. one ounce (30 mL).  Shot Glass (Standard)  Shot Glass (Marked)  Shooters Glass (Single)  Shooters Glass (Double) . A jigger is a metal.5 oz (45 mL). The shooter or double-shot is the shot glass's larger cousin. and holds three ounces (90 mL). Shots are also used as volume measurements in cocktail and espresso recipes. the larger cup of the jigger measures one shot. and the smaller.Shot A shot glass is a small glass that holds approximately 1.

in Europe 210 mL-330 mL (7-11 oz.Wine Although wine glasses can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes.) Riedel has designed an extensive collection of wine glass styles based on the characteristics of specific grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah or common blends such as Burgundy & Bordeaux. For blends that do not have a specifically designed glass the style designed for the predominate varietal in the blend is often used. The bowl is the primary distinguishing factor of wine glasses. the stem and the base. Wine glasses are stemmed so the drinker's hand does not warm the bowl and thus the drink. Different wines are best served in a specific style of glass so as to best release the aromas and flavors of the wine. they all consist of three primary elements: the bowl.  Wine Glass (Red) . A number of other stemware companies have extended their lines beyond basic Red/White dichotomies as well into less common blends in a similar fashion. The designs are based on the theory that wine can be delivered via the shape of the bowl to the taste buds in a way to accentuate the flavors specific to the grape variety or common to a standard blend. The base and stem serve to weight the glass and provide support for the bowl. General Wine Glass Styles   Red wine o Burgundy o Bordeaux White wine o Chardonnay o Champagne flute  o In America this has 4-6oz (120-180 mL) volume.

 Wine Glass (Grande)  Wine Glass (White)  Flute Glass Additional Glassware  Beverage Glass (Tumbler) .

 Cooler Glass (Faceted)  Cooler Glass (Tumbler)  Goblet Glass (Banquet)  Goblet Glass (Teardrop)  Iced Tea Glass (Tumbler) .

Size: 8 oz to 10 oz Top of Page . Iced Tea Glass (Double Bulge)  Iced Tea Glass (Footed)  Pitcher (Beer) by the stem so you don't change the temperature of the wine.

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