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.Top of Page Cordial Glass It is a very small stemmed glass used to serve small amounts of liquor. It is used to make many mixed drinks. Size: 8 oz to 12 oz Top of Page .

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

" Chill the glass before use." 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). This glass is also known as a "Cocktail Glass. This glass is also known as a "Coupette Glass. Size: 6 oz to 12 oz Top of Page .Margarita Glass This glass is primarily used for Margaritas and Daiquiris.

" 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 .Old Fashioned Glass This glass is used for drinks "on the rocks" or with a "splash. This glass is also used for beer." This glass is also known as a "Rocks Glass.

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

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

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

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: 6 oz to 10 oz Top of Page Collins Glass This is a tall and skinny glass. This glass was named after the popular drink Tom Collins. juices and many mixed drinks. Size: 10 oz to 16 oz Top of Page Cordial Glass . Chill the glass before use.These are tall glasses.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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. Sours are prepared in ice and strained into a 4 fl oz (120 mL) sour glass.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. Martinis and Manhattans are examples of cocktails that are served in a cocktail glass.  Cocktail Glass (Martini) . the brandy glass has a shorter stem and a wider bowl. The stems of these glasses allow the drinker to hold the glass without warming the contents.

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

primarily designed for long drinks (namely the fizz and Collins family of drinks). . and typically holding around 10 fl oz (300 mL) each. 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. Champagne/Daiquiri Goblet  Chimney or Zombie Glass Collins Collins glasses are straight-sided narrow glasses.  Collins Glass Highball Highball glasses are tall. Highball glasses may in some parts also be known as a cooler or a slim jim. traditionally wrought of frosted glass.

 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 .

For example the 'Cheeky Vimto'. such as various on-the-rocks drinks. . Pint A large glass. It is often used as a mixing vessel by customers when a cocktail is not offered at the bar. 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. typically used for beer and related drinks.

A perfect rocks glass has a perfect round bottom. and when the ice is dropped from the correct height a "ting" can be heard. 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).  Old Fashioned Glass . Pint Glass (Mixing)  Pint Glass (Pub) Port/London Dock Punch Cup Small cup used to serve eggnog and other punches.

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

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

Wine Although wine glasses can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes. they all consist of three primary elements: the bowl.  Wine Glass (Red) . Different wines are best served in a specific style of glass so as to best release the aromas and flavors of the wine. 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 stem and the base. For blends that do not have a specifically designed glass the style designed for the predominate varietal in the blend is often used. 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. Wine glasses are stemmed so the drinker's hand does not warm the bowl and thus the drink.) 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. in Europe 210 mL-330 mL (7-11 oz. 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. The base and stem serve to weight the glass and provide support for the bowl. The bowl is the primary distinguishing factor of wine glasses.

 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) .

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

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