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Different Types of Glasses and Their Uses

There are many types of glasses and each type of glass has its use.

Glasses are of many types. There are glasses for serving only champagne, brandy, water and beer.

Here are the different types of glasses..

Champagne Tulip

The champagne tulip is used only for serving champagne. It is a glass with long stem.

Champagne Flute

This slim, long-stemmed glass is also used for serving champagne only.

Champagne Coupe/Saucer

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 Glass. This type of glass I used for serving red wines in general, particularly Burgundy.

White Wine Glass

This type of 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.

Martini Glass

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.

Brandy Glass

This is a very short-stemmed glass used for serving Brandy, Cognac/Armagnac, Fine Champagne like Hennessy XO and Remy Martin XO.

Water Goblet

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.

Beer Mug

This is a mug used for serving export beer.

Beer Pilsner

This is a tall glass without stem used for serving Pilsner beer.

Hiball Glass

This is a tall glass without stem used for serving juices, softdrinks , spirits mixed with water, tonic, soda, ginger ale,screwdriver, Cuba Libre, and Harveys Wall Banger.

Rock Glass

This is also called Old Fashioned Glass. It has no stem. This is used for on the rock or straight up drinks.

Collin Glass

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 Piñacolada and tequila sunrise.

Shooter Glass

This is a glass used for serving straight up drinks.

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Comments (6)

This is great information to know. It would help if there are images of the different types of glasses.

Marisa

it is important to get this information...especially if there are images of different types of glasses...

Marisa

it is important to get this information...especially if there are images of different types of glasses...

Sorry Marisa, I will try my best to find the complete pictures for these types of glasses.

Many of these glasses sound very pretty. Nice job, Pinkay.

Buzzed up Pinkay

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