Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just looking to stock up your bar cart, knowing different types of glassware can help make you appear like a savvy cocktail expert. But types of cocktail glasses aren’t just for show. Different glasses are shaped in different ways to accommodate things like beverage temperature. For instance, glasses with stems are meant for drinks like red wine to prevent your hand from warming the glass or highball glasses are meant for layers of ice to cool the drink quickly.
Using this guide to drinking glassware from Invaluable you can figure out exactly which glass to use for whatever cocktail or drink you’re pouring. Whether someone asks for a beer or a Gin Fizz, you’ll never doubt yourself again. Plus, it’s a great way to see just what glassware you still need to add to your collection if anything else!