Different Types of Drinking Glasses and Their Uses
Glasses are of many types. There are glasses for serving only champagne, brandy, water and beer.
Here are the different types of glasses:
The champagne tulip is used only for serving champagne. It is a glass with long stem.
This slim, long-stemmed glass is also used for serving champagne only.
This type of glass has a stem with wide brim. This type of glass is used for serving champagne, Gin, Vodka, Gimlet, Brandy Alexander. Daiquiris, Pink Lady, Crimson Kiss and Million Dollar.
Red Wine Glass
This is also called Burgundy Glasses. This type of glass I used for serving red wines in general, particularly Burgundy.
White Wine Glass
This type of wine glass is tall with a long stem. This is used for serving white wines in general.
Sherry Wine Glass
Sherry wine glass is a short-stemmed glass that is used for serving port or sherry.
This type of glass is long stemmed with a triangle like body. This is used for serving Martini, Manhattan, Rob Roy, Grasshopper, Pink Gin, Kir, Gin Sling, Rusty Nail, Gibson, Side Car, Negroni, and Princess Pride.
This is a very short-stemmed glass used for serving Brandy, Cognac/Armagnac, Fine Champagne like Hennessy XO and Remy Martin XO.
Water goblet is used for serving ice water. This type of glass is deep and long-stemmed.
Poco Grande or Hurricane
This is short-stemmed and shaped like a bell. This type of glass is used for special house receptions or other fancy drinks like Poco Grande, Squall Tulip, Champagne and Tall Gourmet.
Irish Coffee Glass
This type of glass looks like a mug. This is used for serving Irish coffee or Ruedeshaimer coffee.
This is a mug used for serving export beer.
This is a tall glass without stem used for serving Pilsner beer.
This is a tall glass without stem used for serving juices, softdrinks, spirits mixed with water, tonic, soda, ginger ale, screwdrivers, Cuba Libre, and Harvey Wall Bangers.
This is also called Old Fashioned Glass. It has no stem. This is used for on the rock or straight up drinks.
This type of glass is tall and has no stem. This type of glass is used fro serving long cool drinks, fizzes and fresh fruit juices like fruit punch, Tom Collins, weng-weng, Singapore Sling Piña colada and tequila sunrises.
This is a glass used for serving straight up drinks.