These reproduction glasses are one of the most interesting of all antique absinthe glasses. Although they resemble a French Champagne glass, the glasses were made specifically for use with absinthe.
This glass is made to the same measurements as an original Coupe glass, including its reservoir. The reservoir is the bottom area of the glass used to measure the amount of absinthe to be added. Besides aiding a bartender by helping them to know the exact amount of absinthe to pour, the reservoir also helps the customer know it is an honest pour.
Glasses are made to the same proportions as an original 19th century French absinthe glass, including the reservoir. The reservoir is the area at the bottom of the cup and is absinthe is collected and measured. Reservoir measurements vary depending on the size of the glass, but usually measures 1 fluid ounce, or approximately 30 milliliters. As an absinthe is made to one's taste, the ratio of absinthe to water varies, but generally ranges from 1 part absinthe to 3 - 5 parts water.
Boxes are multi-language - English on one-side and French on the other.
- Includes two (2) glasses per box.
- Minimum order 4 boxes of glasses.
- Machine molded glass.
- Measures 3.375" (8.6 cm) in diameter x 5.25" (14.6 cm) in height.
- Glass holds 8 fl oz (23.6 cl).
- Reservoir holds approximately .8 fl oz (25 ml).