Category: tools

Latest Glassware Arrivals

When we first decided to share our glassware collection with readers, we opened the doors of possibility, offering unique and inexpensive vintage and antique stemware to everyone. It was our

More Ice Spheres

A few months ago we picked up another set of ice molds. In one of our first posts ever we explored the virtues of a diverse ice program followed by

Spotlight: Silver Lining

There’s something to be said about sliver-lined glassware. Take two identical glasses, one plain and another with a mirrored, silver edge. The effect seems fancier and more refined. Silver lining

Spotlight: Etched Designs

Some of the most elegant cocktail images showcase recipes in etched glassware. There’s something about an intricate etched design that lends itself to the idea that the liquid the glass

Spotlight: Georgian Coupe from AMC’s Mad Men

The Georgian line of glassware¬†has a look that’s fancy without being over-decorated. The distinctive “disc” stem is easy to hold and is as functional as it is attractive. Perfectly sized,

Barrel Aged Cocktails Part 2

Click here for Part 1 to find out how this started. Several weeks ago we featured a technique involving oak barrels and batched cocktails. In that post we described some

Barrel Aged Cocktails

All the cool kids are doing it, so Summit Sips couldn’t wait any longer. We just had to try our hand at barrel-aged cocktails. It sounds like a lot more

How To Make Ice Shards

Well, we had our first real snowfall here in the Twin Cities today, so we figured what better time to say a few things about ice. We have written before

More Vintage Glassware

This weekend turned out to be a good one for glassware. As many of you know, we are big fans of recycling vintage glasses to showcase great cocktails. That usually

Antique Glassware

As many of you know, we have somewhat of an obsession with antique glassware. But, our interest doesn’t actually force us to buy every stem that we see. With only