The Perfect Glass

Nothing says ‘summer’s coming’ more than the sound of ice rattling around a well-handled cocktail shaker. And nothing looks better than the thirst-quenching delight of your customers as they enjoy a perfectly presented cocktail. As the weather turns warmer and the days get longer, it’s time to concentrate on adding a new favourite to your drink’s menu.

Turning to old favourites will always be a good move, but the real secret is in the glassware. With more people than ever paying attention to how their drinks look as much as taste, giving your customers a good drink in the right glass is how you can keep them coming back.

The Libbey range from Trenton makes sure your cocktails look as good as they taste. If a customer has a craving for an Old Fashioned, pick up the ‘Carats’ thick-bottomed tumbler that provides the idea base for grinding aromatics. But are you looking for a recipe to go with it?

Honey I’m Old Fashioned


  • ½ a teaspoon of honey
  • 2 dashes of angostura bitters
  • Splash of soda water
  • Curl of orange zest to serve


  1. Place the honey in a Libbey ‘Carats’ tumbler.
  2. Add the Angostura bitters and a splash of soda water.
  3. Rotate the glass to mix the honey, bitters and soda.
  4. Add ice and pour in the bourbon.
  5. Garnish with orange curl and serve.

The beauty of cocktails is just as much about how they look as how they taste – which is why you need the perfect glassware to complement the perfect drink.

Find Libbey's Old Fashioned Glass HERE

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