Food & Drink

15 Cocktail Glasses You Need to Know: An Illustrated Guide

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Choosing the proper glass for your cocktail isn’t as easy as reaching into the cabinet and pulling out whatever’s clean and close. While some glasses are interchangeable, most drinks call for a specific vessel: The Moscow Mule wouldn’t be the same without its copper mug, a French 75 would fall flat served in anything but a flute, and the Bloody Mary requires something that can hold a hangover’s worth of liquid, like a Collins glass or a highball. To make these pressing glassware decisions a bit simpler for aspiring home cocktailians, we broke down 14 of the most popular and widely used glasses in one handy illustrated guide.

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