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What type of cocktail glass is this?

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Klunco Oct 5, 2012 01:12 PM

I'm in the market for new cocktail glasses (preferably vintage or sized 4-5 ounces) and have found the shape I like but I'm not sure what it is called. I'd love to find this design which looks almost like a tall coupe :

http://www.amazon.com/Anchor-Hocking-...

The trouble is, I'm not sure what this kind of glass this is called besides a cocktail glass. Anyone else know?

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    jaykayen RE: Klunco Oct 5, 2012 11:33 PM

    Never heard that called anything other than a cocktail glass.

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      zin1953 RE: jaykayen Oct 7, 2012 12:35 PM

      I've heard them called "ugly," but that probably isn't what the OP meant. "Cocktail glass" pretty much covers it.

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        Klunco RE: zin1953 Oct 8, 2012 11:55 AM

        Haha, yeah yeah, well I like them as an alternative to coupes. Like coupes they are less likely to spill.

    2. BeefeaterRocks RE: Klunco Oct 7, 2012 10:09 AM

      California cocktail glass? http://www.truebeer.com/California-Co...
      or Libby calls them "deep bowl" cocktail glasses

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        johncb RE: Klunco Oct 7, 2012 11:17 AM

        The Boston Shaker calls them "Manhattan Glasses".

        http://store.thebostonshaker.com/inde...

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          fourunder RE: Klunco Oct 7, 2012 11:29 AM

          I don't know if there is a specific name for this glass.......other than Cocktail Glass.....used for any cocktails without ice or served up.

          It a very common in every place that served liquor.....I can remember them from the 50's to present. The best way I would describe it is a retro cocktail glass

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            Klunco RE: Klunco Oct 8, 2012 11:55 AM

            Thanks for the finds, I will continue searching now for vintage California or Manhattan glasses. In the meantime, I do like the ones from the Boston shaker.

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              jaykayen RE: Klunco Oct 11, 2012 03:45 PM

              Check out Goodwill, that is where I got mine, paid $2 each. Also small liqueur glasses, punch cups, coupes, etc. Plentiful here, but YMMV.

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                historikerstreit RE: jaykayen Oct 11, 2012 05:08 PM

                I can report that the ones from Boston Shaker are really very nice, not too clunky but not too delicate for everyday use. In fact, I am having a Manhattan in one right now!

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