6 Drinking Glasses For Your Home Bar

Posted by on April 7, 2021 in Stuff with 0 Comments

Not everybody likes sitting in a bar and enjoying a drink. Many people love to stay at home and relish drinks at home with their loved ones. Having a great home bar is gaining popularity amongst the urbanites.

Apart from good drinks and better company, there's one more addition that makes any home bar great – drinking glasses! They are necessary for the aesthetics of the bar and the sole feel of having a top-notch cocktail. Besides, you don't want to be the one handing out those solo cups to your friends at a house party. Here are six drinking glasses that will help your home bar outperform any bar out there.

Thick-bottomed Tumblers

If you and your drinking partners like to drink neat spirits and strong drinks alike, you should have these in your home bar glassware. Often, tumblers are available in different shapes on the market, but you should go for the thick-bottomed ones. Why? Because they give a premium feel while they are held in hands. In addition to that, unlike the solo cups, it's not easy to spill drinks in the tumblers. All these make tumblers the perfect scotch glasses out there. Their capacity is also over the top so that you can enjoy drinks like gin and tonics.


Want to give the feel of good-old days of the 80s to your home bar? Bring home a set of coupes and remodel your home bar into the dapper New York Speakeasy. These glasses are not limited to servings like Martini. Because of their versatility, you can also serve champagne and trendy martinis, which are entirely Instagrammable for the millennials. You should've at least eight coupe glasses at your home bar.

Highball & Mixed Cocktails

So if you and your drinking partners enjoy mixed cocktails, you ought to have these glasswares in your home bar. They are somewhat like the traditional tumblers, just that they are slightly slender and longer. People recognize these glasses for the aesthetics that they bring to the table.

Just mix up some vodka and fruit juice along with fizzy soda to make a refreshing cocktail. On the rim of the glass, stick a lime slice to make drinks more refreshing.

Shot Glasses

Whether you drink royally with an Italian wine glass or love drinking whiskey and other stiff drinks in a tumbler, shots find a way to entice everyone. And why shouldn't they? Shots with friends are always fun because of the bitter and sour combination of tequila and lemon slices. But you don't want to be that someone who gives a round of shots in those plastic cups. The whole idea sounds so cheap and substandard. You should go for some shining glassware. Visit a mall nearby or order a set of shot glasses online so that you too can give a touch of a club to your home bar. Now occasionally, have a drink or two in your sparkling glassware and just enjoy the evening.


You might or might not know the best beer available out there, but undoubtedly, there is the best glass that you can drink beer in. If you are a beer drinker and waste this drink by drinking it in a generic plastic cup, it's not fair. You should have a dedicated set of glasses at your home bar to serve the authentically brewed beer.

The pilsner is the traditional way to serve beer in most bars. Talking about beers and pilsners, we shouldn't miss mentioning beer mugs’ role in drinking beer. They can also add a rustic look to your home bar counter. Just get some crushed ice cubes and add them to the glass’s bottom and add frizzy beer over it. If you don't want the alcohol concentration to drop because of the ice, you can also think about freezing beer into cubes and then using it to add more chill to the drink.

Champagne Glasses

Whether it's your anniversary or you want to raise a toast at your reunion party, champagne is a must. But a real wine enthusiast would never have champagne in a solo cup. To rise above the ordinary, you must include a set of champagne glasses in your home bar glassware set. These champagne glasses are perfect for raising a toast. Not to forget, they are at the helm of building up the mood of the night.

Just be cautious of their stem as they are sophisticated and might even crack if not held delicately enough. They are not perfect for the ‘all-boys night out.


So these were the best six drinking glasses for your home bar, which we thought were perfect and could be of use to any bar, may that be a corporate party host or a person meeting their friends on a yearly reunion.



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