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Cocktail glassware

CocktailCocktail
Also known as a Martini glass. The shape of the glass helps keep ingredients from separating, and the stem allows the drink to stay cool while holding. Holds 4 to 6 ounces.

HighballHighball
One of the most used mixed drink glasses. The base of this glass is the same diameter as the rim, creating a tall, straight, wide glass. This glass is used for drinks that have a high proportion of mixers (ex: cola, juices). It contains around 12 oz.

MargaritaMargarita
This slightly larger and rounded approach to a cocktail glass has a broad-rim for holding salt, ideal for margarita's. It is also used in daiquiris and other fruit drinks.

Old-FashionedOld-Fashioned
The base diameter of this short glass is the same size as the rim and contains 4 to 8 ounces. This is the classic glass to enjoy a strong drink.

FluteFlute
These are tall, slender dainty glasses. The flute helps preserve the carbonation of champagne, while the stem helps keep it chilled. Contains 7 to 10 oz.

ShooterShooter
A shot glass is rather small and contains about 1.5 oz. Here are the most popular shooter drinks.

SaucerSaucer
Much like a cocktail glass but rounded like a cup.

TulipTulip
This elegantly shaped stemmed glass is generally used to serve red wine. The stem is used for holding not to affect the temperature of the drink. Contains 8 to 10 ounces.

BeerBeer
A regular beer glass looks a lot like a tumbler glass. It contains about 16 oz.

MugMug
To hold a hot coffee... A mug contains about 12 oz.

GobletGoblet
A short but wide glass that can be replaced with a wine glass (tulip).

CollinsCollins
Named after the drink Tom Collins, this glass is tall and skinny and can contain 10 to 16 oz. This glass is used to maximize the contact of the ice with the drink, keeping it as cold as possible.

HurricaneHurricane
The pear-shaped curve of this glass is reminiscent of vintage hurricane lamps. A Hurricane Glass is typically used for frozen and blended cocktails and can hold around 10-15 oz.

CordialCordial
The glass mostly used to serve a pousse-café

SnifterSnifter
Also called a balloon. Mostly used to serve cognac. A short-stemmed glass whose vessel has a wide bottom and a relatively narrow top.

JarJar
Ex: a Mason's Jar