Cocktail Glasses, or Liquor Glasses, are a type of glassware used to serve and drink cocktails. Cocktail Glasses physically are characterized by an inverted cone bowl that is supported by a stem and a foot. The wide bowl of traditional Cocktail Glasses places the drink directly under the drinker’s nose providing an aromatic element and the stem of the glass helps it to not warm up too quickly.
Cocktail Glasses are often used to serve drinks like the martini, Manhattan, or Cosmopolitan. Cocktail Glasses today also include more modern and streamlined glassware such as tumblers and other custom glasses uniquely designed for new cocktail recipes. They are typically available in different sizes and are typically made of glass.
Traditional cocktail glasses physically feature an inverted cone bowl that is available in a variety of sizes. The form of a cocktail glass evolved through different variations and was created for the user to enjoy both the taste and aroma of the drink being served on the cocktail glass.
Cocktail glasses are shaped differently from other glasses to make cocktails both taste and look great. The form of the cocktail glass is meant to carry out 2 functions, which are enhancing the aroma of a cocktail as well as serving the drink at the correct temperature. This creates an enjoyable drinking experience.
You can put sugar on a cocktail glass rim by first moistening the rim of the glass with a wedge of lime or lemon, and then turning the glass upside down to dip it into the sugar. It is optional to twist the glass to get more sugar on the rim or not.