can martini glasses be used for margaritas?

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  • God
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Martini glasses are small because the alcohol content of a martini is high.  So a martini glass is too small for a Margarita.

  • 3 weeks ago

    You can serve them up in any type of glass you have.

    But they are "best" in margarita glasses (kind of like a champagne saucer at the top but stepped with a bulby bit at the bottom. The purpose of the wide part is to get enough of a salt crust on the edge, which you can't get with a martini glass.

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    It will do in a pinch, but margaritas are usually served in a larger glass. 

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    No, they are likely to explode if you do that.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes, but so would an empty jelly jar. If you can't use the special glasses, salt the rims of double old fashioned glasses an serve on the rocks.

  • A very traditional martini glass will not work because they only hold a few ounces. But one of the modern, giant martini glasses (8 oz +) works pretty well. A blended margarita would work much better than one on the rocks. With that wide a rim, I could easily see ice cubes falling out around the sides of you mouth when you take a swallow! 😬

    EDIT: since we still can't post pictures, I'll send you to this image search https://www.google.com/search?q=margarita+in+a+mar...

  • Speed
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    The kind that are shallow cones? Yes, they'll serve, especially if you salt the rims. If they don't hold a lot, you may have salt go unused, but not a big deal.

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