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Drink Glass Etiquette - 1913

The careful selection of the proper glass to use in serving a beverage is of no small importance. Good judgment and refined taste in observing the rules of etiquette in this respect on all occasions add a finishing touch to the enjoyment of the drink.

The best authorities nearly all agree on certain shapes or styles of glasses and differ only in matter of ornament or size, or а slight variation in form.

Plate 1: Pony Brandy, Whiskey, Pousse Café, Cut Cordial, Absinthe Drip, Cordial

Plate 1: Pony Brandy, Whiskey, Pousse Café, Cut Cordial, Absinthe Drip, Cordial

Plate 2: Claret, Sherry, Water Goblet, Tom Collins, Fancy Fizz, Brandy & Soda

Plate 2: Claret, Sherry, Water Goblet, Tom Collins, Fancy Fizz, Brandy & Soda.

Plate 3: Pilsener, Cocktail (New Shape), Horses Neck, Creme de Menthe, Ale, Milk Punch, Toddy

Plate 3: Pilsener, Cocktail (New Shape), Horses Neck, Creme de Menthe, Ale, Milk Punch, Toddy.

Plate 4: Rhine Wine, Rhine Wine, Moselle Wine, Champagne, Delmonico Champagne Tumbler, Etc.

Plate 4: Rhine Wine, Rhine Wine, Moselle Wine, Champagne, Delmonico Champagne Tumbler, Saucer-Champagne, Hollow Stem Champagne.

Jacques Straub, "Etiquette of the Glass," in Straub's Manual of Mixed Drinks, Chicago: R. Francis Welsh Publishing Company, 1913, p. 131-134.

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