I certainly have a cupboard full of glassware, but I have to admit that if I stumbled across cocktail glasses like this, I might snag them.
These are from my parents’ cupboard, and when I was a kid and first learned about martinis and martini glasses, I always lusted after having a frosty martini in a glass like this. I’ve yet to have one, even now!
We do our ’tinis here in relatively standard old fashioned glasses, which is like a guy’s club, I guess. Nice style, but not snazzy like this specimen.
In the course of googling associated with generating this entry, I have discovered that the official bartender name of the particular variety of martini that’s currently my favorite is, tada!, a dusty martini! It has a bit of olive brine instead of vermouth. I split on several traditional aspects. I like gin; that’s traditional, although many prefer vodka, and increasingly (shiver), flavored vodkas. I make my martini over ice; that’s not traditional—up is….