A coupe glass is a type of cocktail glass with a wide bowl and a stem. It's named after the French word for "cup," and it's often used for Champagne cocktails. The coupe glass is said to have been invented in the early 1800s, and it quickly became a popular choice for serving cocktails. Today, the glass is often used for drinks such as Manhattan and old-fashioned.
The wide bowl of the coupe glass allows the drinker to enjoy the aromas of the cocktail, and the stem prevents the drink from getting too warm. Coupe glasses are typically smaller than other types of cocktail glasses, so they're perfect for sipping drinks slowly.
Most commonly served cocktails in a Coupe glass are:
- Bees Knees