Posts Tagged bar glassware

Break out the green glasses

It’s that time of year again – time to celebrate Spring AND St. Patrick’s Day!  What better way than by breaking out green glasses (and by “green” I mean the color, not the environment!)?  Even if you’re not the type to celebrate with the Irish, don’t worry.  Green glasses can also be used with monochromatically-themed […]


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Glasses for drinking Guinness

Did you know that there’s more than one, two, or even three ways to enjoy a nice Guinness?  For example, one way is in the wide, handled Guinness® Hobnail Label Tankard, reminiscent of a barrel in which some of this black liquid gold might have aged in some brewery in Ireland.  It fits a whole […]


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Three sets of Irish Coffee mugs

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner – in fact, it’s less than three weeks away!  If you want to celebrate in style, now is the time to think of proper glassware, such as Irish Coffee mugs or glasses.  While they are suitable for classic servings of their whiskey-based eponymous drink (see Irish Coffee […]


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Drink from the jar this summer

What better way is there to drink a nice, cold beverage in the warmer months than out of an old-school Mason jar?  Wait – don’t answer that.  Just consider this: you need to serve lemonade or some other tasty, chilled concoction to friends or family at an outdoor setting, so you stroll over to them […]


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A gift of glasses for a beer lover extraordinaire

The number of beer brands out there for the typical American consumer is immense.  These beers, of course, are categorized by their type; some are ales, some lagers, some porters, and so forth.  Did you know that there are different types of glasses made for different categories of beer?  The Libbey Craft Brew Sampler 6-Piece […]


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What is grappa?

Just now I was asking myself what exactly grappa is, and why grappa glasses are shaped the way they are.  I turned to the internet’s best friend – Wikipedia – for some quick answers. First, grappa is generally made in Italy and is produced from the left-overs from the wine-making process.  This means that grape […]


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Margarita glasses for the heat of summer

  To cool off during the hot summer days, a margarita may be your drink of choice.  The combination of sweet and sour, ice and salt, make it a great choice while relaxing by a pool or out on your deck.  Check out these three versions of the typical margarita glass – the classic 13 […]


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Exquisite – and I mean exquisite – cordial glass set

Let’s face it – some cordial glass sets are more luxurious, exotic, or refined than others.  Obviously, not all cordial glasses are intended to be fancy or impressive.  But if you are in the market for an intriguing set of cordials, take a look at the IVV Glassware Distillati Goblets, one of the more exquisite […]


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Get into #spring with these spring glasses

After a long, cold winter, signs of spring are finally emerging: the days are getting longer, buds are forming on trees, and the mercury is slowly rising.  If you are planning on celebrating with a new set of glasses, take a look at the beautiful Spring Drinking Glasses, designed by famed architect Jørn Utzon (think […]


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Football beer glasses

Gear up for the Superbowl!  As the pigskin classic is only a week away, I present to you a fitting type of beer glass that will fit into your hand like an old, leather ball (ok, except that this will feel more like glass than leather, and maybe a bit slippery with condensation on the […]


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