5 Glasses You Need for a Well-Stocked Bar
As every good host knows, the right cocktails don’t just go with different eats, they go in different glasses, too. We’ve put together a little cheat sheet to help you find the right stemware for your sips.
Choose a tulip-shaped glass with a rim that directs the flow of wine to the front of the palate, allowing you to appreciate the balance of fruit and acidity.
Double Old Fashioned
Short tumblers are meant for cocktails served on the rocks – like this must-try, classic Old Fashioned recipe from Esquire – and should always be finished off with a stirring rod.
The classic cocktail has its very own glass. For an extra summery take, we love this ultra fresh rendition from Emeril.
Ever wonder what exactly goes in a high ball? It’s all in the mixer – meaning cocktails that have less spirit than soda. Our favorite filler of the moment: this Pimm’s Cup recipe that’s making waves on Pinterest.
Look to a bowl-shaped glass that offers a wider mouth and more exposure to the air, allowing the wine to breathe.
- By Keriann Coffey, Associate Blog Editor
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