An excellent set of drinking glasses resembles an excellent attire: comfy, well-crafted, trendy however downplayed, and able to shift from day to night, breakfast to mixed drinks, with ease. The very best ones can gather a table, yet still stand up to the bumps and drops of everyday usage.
After thinking about 50 choices, we believe the Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar tumbler is the very best all-purpose drinking glass. It’s long lasting, light-weight, and offered in a range of sizes, and in our tests it consistently endured counter-height drops onto a marble flooring. The traditional restaurant styling of the Bormioli glass sets perfectly with practically any tableware, making it ideal for all celebrations.
The fairly priced Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar glass is incredibly long lasting and stacks well without sticking. It has a restaurant design comparable to our upgrade choice, the Duralex Picardie glass, however it costs about half the cost.
The light-weight Bormioli Rocco Rock Bar drinking glass was the most long lasting glass we evaluated. It’s made from tempered glass (a kind of heat-treated glass that’s more powerful and more resistant to damage triggered by severe temperature level modifications than routine soda-lime glass) so it can be utilized for both cold and hot drinks. Numerous of our testers liked the 12.5-ounce size of this glass, stating it would be suitable for a range of drinks, consisting of water, juice, iced coffee, beer, and white wine. However you can discover it in a lot of other sizes too. The Rock Bar glass has a thicker lip than our upgrade choice, the Duralex Picardie, however still stacks nicely without sticking.
Spending plan choice
The tempered IKEA 365+ glasses are budget-friendly, long lasting, and just developed. In our drop tests they fared practically along with glasses costing 5 times as much.
For those aiming to invest under 2 dollars per glass, we suggest the IKEA 365+ tumbler. Like our primary choice, the 365+ tumbler is made from tempered glass and had the ability to endure duplicated 3-foot drops onto a marble flooring. Its easy, casual style sets perfectly with numerous designs of tableware, and its tapered shape makes it simple to hold and stack. The 365+ tumbler is offered as a set of 6 glasses and is offered in 10 and 15 ounces.
We like the look of the traditional French bistro-style Duralex Picardie glass. This tempered glass is somewhat much heavier than our primary choice, and periodically sticks when stacked, however its shape is more improved.
We suggest the costly Duralex Picardie glass for those looking for a more stylish drinking glass for daily usage. The carefully contoured shape of the Picardie glass makes it an enjoyment to hold, and the minor flare of the lip supplied the very best drinking experience of any glass we evaluated. Made in France of tempered glass, the Picardie was long lasting adequate to sustain 3-foot drops onto a marble flooring. The Picardie glass is somewhat much heavier than our leading choice, and periodically sticks when stacked, however it’s generally offered in a broader series of sizes, from 3 to 17 ounces, and is available in a couple of alternate color choices like blue, amber, and grey, or a set of 6 8-ounce glasses in a mix of colors.
This affordable, non-tempered glass is high and narrow, so it’s finest fit for mixed drinks and water. The IKEA Godis stacks well, however its height uses up more area in a cabinet than our other choices.
The IKEA Godis glass is taller and narrower than our other glass choices, that makes it an excellent shape for both water and mixed drinks. It looks comparable to a collins glass, just larger and somewhat tapered so it’s stackable (when 2 14-ounce glasses are stacked they determine about 8 3/4 inches high). Since it’s not tempered, the Godis glass need to not be utilized for hot drinks, and it’s not as long lasting as our other choices. It endured a 3-foot drop onto a wood flooring, however not onto a marble flooring. It costs less than a dollar per glass, so if one bites the dust you will not be sad. The IKEA Godis is offered in a set of 6 glasses and is available in 2 sizes: 8 and 14 ounces.
This 16-ounce plastic tumbler offers the look of glass and is an excellent choice if you regularly captivate outdoors or have young kids in your house. Its high, narrow shape makes it most suitable for water and mixed drinks.
We suggest the United States Acrylic Classic Water Tumbler for outside usage, or (in the smaller sized sizes) if you have young kids in your household. Our testers were impressed by just how much this tumbler appears like routine glass and in our tests it didn’t fade or split in the dishwashing machine after more than 20 wash and dry cycles. Since it’s larger than a common collins glass, it appropriates for both water and mixed drinks. The United States Acrylic glasses stack well, however due to the fact that they’re so high they use up more area than our other choices. We likewise discovered they’re a little susceptible to getting stuck. The glasses are offered in sets of 6 and are offered in numerous sizes: 9, 12, 16, and 24 ounces.