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Pilsner glass

  • used for pilsner beer
  • may also be used for other drafts
  • range in size from 25 cl to 33 cl


Conical pint glass

  • originated in the UK
  • typically 6 inch in height
  • tapers by 1 inch in diameter
  • used to serve drafts


Dimpled mug

  • pint size
  • traditional with UK origins
  • handle and body are made of patterned, thickened glass for strength
  • also known as a "jug" or "handle" glass


Tulip glass

  • pint size
  • flare at the top of the glass
  • used to serve continental lagers


Beer stein

  • usually in a half-liter or liter size
  • traditional German decorative mug
  • traditionally made out of stoneware


Wheat beer glass

  • half liter size
  • hour glass taper shape
  • design allows increase foam production
  • usually serves wheat-based beer


Yard glass

  • large 44 oz. glass
  • one yard long
  • bulb at the bottom
  • must be hung on a wall for storage


Cocktail glass

  • 250 mL
  • cone shaped bowl with flat base connected by a stem
  • used for martinis, margaritas, daquiris and manhattans


Stub glass

  • a cone-shaped bowl connected to flat base
  • effectively, a martini glass with no glass stem connecting bowl and base
  • used for same types of drinks as a martini glass


Collins glass

  • 10-14 oz.
  • tumbler shape design
  • usually used to serve mixed drinks particularly Tom Collins


Highball glass

  • usually 8-12 oz. size
  • tumbler design
  • serves mixed drinks and highball cocktails


Old-fashioned glass


  • 6-10 oz. in size
  • tumbler shape
  • usually serves alcoholic drinks or straight alcohol
  • shorter than a highball glass
  • also called a "lowball glass"



  • 6 oz.
  • made of wood in a square box shape
  • traditional container for serving and drinking sake
  • no longer used except in very formal or ceremonial situations



  • 6 oz.
  • modern sake drinking cup
  • made of ceramic or plastic
  • cylindrical shape


Shot glass

  • 1.5 oz.
  • used to measure, serve, and drink a "shot" of liquor
  • usually used for straight alcohol, such as vodka, rum, or whiskey


Bordeaux glass

  • wine glass
  • tall and wide bowl
  • usually serves Cabernet or Merlot
  • delivers wine to the back of the mouth for better appreciation of full-bodied wines


Burgundy glass

  • wine glass
  • broader bowl than a Bordeaux glass
  • usually serves Pinot Noir
  • delivers wine to the front of the mouth



  • 6-8 oz. (though only 2-3 oz. should be poured)
  • large bulb-shaped bowl, short glass step and base
  • usually used to serve brandy
  • the shape and pouring style allow more surface area for evaporation and allow the aroma to concentrate at the narrower lip


Champagne flute

  • 6-10 oz.
  • narrow bowl, glass stem, and base
  • usually used to serve champagne


Champagne coupe

  • saucer shaped bowl, glass stem and base
  • traditionally used for champagne, but has fallen out of use except at weddings
  • mostly used for cocktails such as daquiris

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