Comes in a myriad of different materials, for example silver, glass or even clay and leather. Can sometimes have a lid.
Also called Brandy snifter. Mostly it is a short-stemmed glass that is made to trap the aroma of the Brandy or Whisky inside the glass.
A long-stemmed glass with a very narrow bowl. The reason for this design is to keep the Champagne from warming up when you hold the glass..
A long-stemmed glass with a wide bowl. Normally Cocktails are served with some sort of garnish for that extra aromatic effect. Most cocktails don't have ice in them. Instead they are pre-chilled using ice that is thrown away before the cocktail is poured into the glass.
Mostly used to drink coffee from. However if you add something special into the mug, like peppermint schnapps, then you suddenly made yourself a drink called Cafe Alpine
A Taller and narrower version of the highball glass. Most known drink to use this glass is the Tom Collins drink.
Mostly used to serve Liqueur in. It's a smaller glass and normally used for after drinner drinks.
One of the most traditional and common glasses you use when serving mixed drinks. It's similar to the Collins glass but shorter and a bit wider.
A tall glass that holds 10-12 oz. Mostly used for Tropical drinks such as the giraffe
Similar to a cocktail glass but has a broader rim, perfect for drinks that use a salted rim. Have you heard of the drink called Margarita? Well this is ofcourse the glass you use.
Comes in a lot of different varieties. The reason behind this is that different kinds of beer behaves differently from other types of beer. For example some glasses are made to enchance the natural aromas of the beer while others are for having a better effect on the beer head (foam).
Also known as a "rocks" glass. Traditionally used to serve such drinks as whisky on the rocks (with ice) and the old fashioned, from where it got the name.
A tall glass, looks a bit like a hurricane glass and is Generally used to serve ice cream.
Pousse-cafe is another name for layered drinks. And that is what this glass is for mostly. To layer a drink you need a bar spoon and you always start with the "heaviest" ingredients and work yourself up ending the drink with the lightest ingredient..
A large bowl that is used to serve large amounts of alcoholic mixes. Generally used at parties so people can serve themself. Sangria is a well-known and common recipe that uses the punch bowl.
Long-stemmed glass. You generally hold the stem when drinking from this glass. The reason for this is to prevent any temperature changes to the wine. Also to avoid fingerprints on the glass.
If you're gonna drink a sherry, aperitif or port this is the glass you would choose.
This glass is a small glass. Normally used to drink different liquors straight from the glass as a "shot". It can also be used as a measuring tool since the glass generally holds a jigger (1.5 oz/44 ml).
Short-stemmed glass. Generally holds 5 oz.
Comes in alot of different sizes and shapes. The reason for this is that different styles of wines needs different types o glasses to accentuate the character of the wine.
A glass used to serve drinks containing hot beverages, such as hot coffee or chocolate.
A short-stemmed glass normally used to serve ice cream or Sherbet in.
Used to serve larger amounts of whatever beverage that is prefered.
Short-stemmed glass that resembles the Margarita glass more then the traditional Champagne glass.