1. BEER MUGThe traditional beer container.Typical Size: 16 oz.
2. BRANDY SNIFTERThe shape of this glass concentrates the alcoholic odors tothe top of the glass as your hands warm the brandy.Typical Size: 17.5 oz.
3. CHAMPAGNE FLUTEThis tulip shaped glass is designed to show off thewaltzing bubbles of the wine as they brush against theside of the glass and spread out into a sparklingmousse.Typical Size: 6 oz.
4. COCKTAIL GLASSThis glass has a triangle-bowl design with a longstem, and is used for a wide range of straight-up(without ice) cocktails, including martinis,manhattans, metropolitans, and gimlets. Alsoknown as a martini glass.Typical Size: 4-12 oz
5. COFFEE MUGThe traditional mug used for hot coffee.Typical Size: 12-16 oz.
6. COLLINS GLASSShaped similarly to a highball glass, only taller, thecollins glass was originally used for the line ofcollins gin drinks, and is now also commonly usedfor soft drinks, alcoholic juice, and tropical/exoticjuices such as Mai Tais.Typical Size: 14 oz
7. CORDIAL GLASSSmall and stemmed glasses used for serving smallportions of your favourite liquors at times such asafter a meal.Typical Size: 2 oz.
8. HIGHBALL GLASSA straight-sided glass, often an elegant way toserve many types of mixed drinks, like thoseserved on the rocks, shots, and mixer combinedliquor drinks (ie. gin and tonic).Typical Size: 8-12 oz.
9. HURRICANE GLASSA tall, elegantly cut glass named after itshurricane-lamp-like shape, used for exotic/tropicaldrinks.Typical Size: 15 oz.
10. MARGARITA/COUPETTE GLASSThis slightly larger and rounded approach to acocktail glass has a broad-rim for holding salt,ideal for margaritas. It is also used in daiquiris andother fruit drinks.Typical Size: 12 oz.
11. MASON JARThese large square containers are effective inkeeping their contents sealed in an air tightenvironment.Theyre designed for home canning, being used forpreserves and jam amongst other things.Typical Size: 16 oz.
12. OLD-FASHIONED GLASSA short, round so called "rocks" glass, suitable forcocktails or liquor served on the rocks, or "with asplash".Typical Size: 8-10 oz.
13. PARFAIT GLASSThis glass has a similar inwards curve to that of ahurricane glass, with a steeper outwards rim andlarger, rounded bowl. Often used for drinkscontaining fruit or ice cream.Typical Size: 12 oz.
14. POUSSE CAFE GLASSA narrow glass essentially used for pousse cafesand other layered dessert drinks. Its shapeincreases the ease of layering ingredients.Typical Size: 6 oz.
15. PUNCH BOWLA large demispherical bowl suitable for punches orlarge mixes.Typical Size: 1-5 gal.
16. RED WINE GLASSA clear, thin, stemmed glass with a round bowltapering inward at the rim.Typical Size: 8 oz.
17. SHERRY GLASSThe preferred glass for aperitifs, ports, and sherry.The copita, with its aroma enhancing narrow taper,is a type of sherry glass.Typical Size: 2 oz.
18. SHOT GLASSA small glass suitable for vodka, whiskey and otherliquors. Many "shot" mixed drinks also call for shotglasses.Typical Size: 1.5 oz.
19. WHISKEY SOUR GLASSAlso known as a delmonico glass, this is astemmed, wide opening glass, alike to a smallversion of a champagne flute.Typical Size: 5 oz.
20. WHITE WINE GLASSA clear, thin, stemmed glass with an elongated ovalbowl tapering inward at the rim.Typical Size: 12.5 oz