This glass is usually quite heavy and can come in a variety of sizes ranging from 10 ounces to 32 ounces. It is best used for beer on tap. You'll often find them frosted. To do so, run them under warm water and put them in the freezer for a couple of hours.
As the name implies, this glass is made for champagne. It can hold between 6 to 9 ounces of liquid. It is long and thin and is also known as a tulip glass (true to its shape).. The narrow top allows the champagne bubbles to stay inside the glass longer. Many cocktails use the champagne flute including the Mimosa.
Similar to a highball glass but taller and narrower, it can hold up to 14 ounces and is mainly used for drinks such as the Mojito.
The Mosco Mule cocktail made the copper mug famous in the United States during the 1950's.. Many copper mugs are engraved and vary in size and shape. Unfortunately, many bars stopped serving cocktails in copper mugs due to theft. Copper is expensive and those mugs sure do look good!
Specifically designed for the Margarita this glass can hold up to 14 ounces. In addition to the Margarita, many people use it to serve shrimp cocktail or dessert.
Small and sturdy, this glass usually holds 1.5 ounces. It is mainly used for shots and shooters, and can also be used as a jigger for measuring.
The old-fashioned glass, also known as a whiskey glass, is one of the most popular glasses. It is short and sturdy with straight sides and can hold up to 6 ounces. It is good for drinks served on ice. This glass is used for the popular Old-Fashioned cocktail.
Very similar to the martini glass, the cocktail glass has a more rounded bowl and is less wide at the rim. It can hold up to 10 ounces.
Shorter and wider than a collins glass, the highball glass is used in many mixed drinks with ice.
Similar to the cocktail glass but the top has more of a cone shape with a wide rim. The most popular cocktail served in the martini glass is the Classic Martini.
This glass is short stemmed with a long curvy bowl. It is used a lot for tropical drinks as it can hold up to 20 ounces of your favorite mix. It is also known for the famous New Orleans cocktail called the Hurricane.
The rock glass is used to serve shooters. It looks like a miniature rock glass/old-fashioned but is larger than a shot glass. Most shooters are strong but go down easily because they don't have an alcohol taste and tend to be very sweet.