What does DOF mean in glasses?
double old fashioned
DOF stands for ‘double old fashioned’ and is a commonly used abreviation when shopping for glassware. Generally, DOFs are 4 to 5 inches tall.
What is an old fashioned glass in cocktails?
The lowball glass, Old Fashioned glass, or rocks glass, are all names for a short tumbler with a solid base which holds around 6 to 8 ounces of liquid. A solid base aids with drinks that require ‘muddled’ ingredients. These low glasses can also be used for serving a neat pour of liquor.
What are whiskey glasses called?
The whisky tumbler (aka the rocks glass, the old fashioned glass, the lowball) The most common of all whisky glasses.
What is served in a lowball glass?
The old fashioned glass, rocks glass, lowball glass (or simply lowball), is a short tumbler used for serving spirits, such as whisky, neat or with ice cubes (“on the rocks”). It is also normally used to serve certain cocktails, such as the old fashioned, from which it receives its name.
What do you drink out of a lowball?
The short and wide lowball glass holds 4 to 10 fluid oz. Also called a rocks glass, bartenders use the glass for simple drinks with a limited number of ingredients served over ice. Classic drinks such as scotch and soda and bourbon and water are served in a lowball glass.
Are whiskey and rum glasses the same?
5 Rum is served in a slightly tulip-shaped glass, similar to whisky. If you are doing a rum tasting or prefer your rum neat then try a brandy snifter for better aroma. Rum can work very well with several mixers, in which case it’s better to use the highball.
What’s the difference between old fashioned and lowball glasses?
Also called an old fashioned or lowball glass, the rocks glass is short and wide with a sturdy bottom. Unlike the glasses above, which are designed to hold large amounts of ice and mixers, the rocks glass holds drinks made with mostly spirits.
What is the difference between highball and lowball?
Highball vs Lowball This one is easy: a highball glass is tall and skinny thus focusing the bubbles of long drinks up and a lowball is short and wide so you can smell the ingredients in the drink.