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Glasses and containers

  1. 1. GLASSES AND CONTAINERSThere are various types of glassware of different shapes and sizes, all serving their own purpose
  2. 2. GLASS TYPES1. Beer mug 14. Pousse cafe glass2. Brandy snifter 15. Punch bowl3. Champagne flute 16. Red wine glass4. Cocktail glass 17. Sherry glass5. Coffee mug 18. Shot glass6. Collins glass 19. Whiskey sour glass7. Cordial glass 20. White wine glass8. Highball glass9. Hurricane glass10. Margarita/coupette glass11. Mason jar12. Old-fashioned glass13. Parfait glass
  3. 3. 1. BEER MUGThe traditional beer container.Typical Size: 16 oz.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 5. COFFEE MUGThe traditional mug used for hot coffee.Typical Size: 12-16 oz.
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 7. CORDIAL GLASSSmall and stemmed glasses used for serving smallportions of your favourite liquors at times such asafter a meal.Typical Size: 2 oz.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. 9. HURRICANE GLASSA tall, elegantly cut glass named after itshurricane-lamp-like shape, used for exotic/tropicaldrinks.Typical Size: 15 oz.
  12. 12. 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.
  13. 13. 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.
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. 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.
  16. 16. 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.
  17. 17. 15. PUNCH BOWLA large demispherical bowl suitable for punches orlarge mixes.Typical Size: 1-5 gal.
  18. 18. 16. RED WINE GLASSA clear, thin, stemmed glass with a round bowltapering inward at the rim.Typical Size: 8 oz.
  19. 19. 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.
  20. 20. 18. SHOT GLASSA small glass suitable for vodka, whiskey and otherliquors. Many "shot" mixed drinks also call for shotglasses.Typical Size: 1.5 oz.
  21. 21. 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.
  22. 22. 20. WHITE WINE GLASSA clear, thin, stemmed glass with an elongated ovalbowl tapering inward at the rim.Typical Size: 12.5 oz