An Experienced Bartender Explains How the Proper Glassware Affects the Outcome of a Cocktail

Mike Rugnetta of PBS Idea Channel recently went on location in Caroll Gardens, Brooklyn to speak with Leyenda proprietor and experienced bartender Ivy Mix about the importance of proper glassware when crafting a cocktail.

95% of time that people are choosing the glass for their cocktail is just…hmm, that one. The choice of glassware can be a little daunting, is it utilitarian, is it practical? People who make cocktails really should, but usually don’t, think about how your glassware is going to affect your cocktail.