The Different Types of Gin Glasses and How to Choose Between Them
With gin having undergone a serious resurgence in recent years, there are now hundreds of boutique varieties to choose from - each with its own distinctive blend of botanicals and flavours.
Less talked about, however, is the choice of glasses also available to gin lovers. A simple tumbler might still be the default for a classic G&T, but there are other options.
How to hold a gin glass
The main priority when handling any gin-based drink is to keep the temperature cool. If you’re using a stemmed glass, pinch the stem between thumb and forefingers and avoid touching the bowl. For tumblers and highballs, hold the middle to upper part of the glass between your thumb and fingers while maintaining minimal contact with the base where the ice is held.
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