Why Cocktail Glasses Really Matter

By Chris Mills on at

I will freely admit to being one of the twenty-something wasters who will throw a cocktail into just about any glass. But if you have more style and class, you may have wondered if there’s science behind the bewildering array of glassware.

PBS Idea Channel sat down with Ivy Mix at Leyenda, to discuss the history and rationale behind different glasses. In between the many, many beautiful drinks, there’s also some useful tips: how different glasses are practical for different drinks, and how they can also set the mood for what you’re about to imbibe.