Bartenders Tips: How to Frost Drinking Glasses

Bartenders, one of the basic tricks of bartending includes not only knowing which glasses to use for which drinks but also how to serve drinks to maximize a customer’s enjoyment. One such tip that bartenders (and home entertainers) should know is glass frosting.  Many people enjoy drinking beer or other cocktails from a frosted mug or glass and it is a fairly simple procedure that can be done in any of the following ways:

 

• You could rinse the glass or beer mug with cold water and place in the freezer for about 30 minutes. When you remove the glass it will have a frosty coating.

 

• Place the glass/beer mug in an ice bucket and allow it to sit for about 15 minutes before removing and pouring the drink in.

 

• Fill the glass with ice and water and stir both around for a few minutes allowing the glass to frost.

 

Another exciting option is a sugar-frosted glass. Pre-chill the glass by storing it in a freezer, then remove the frosted glass. Then rub the rim of the glass with lemon or lime and dip the rim in sugar. The result will be a refreshingly cold