We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Whether you enjoy a sub-zero vodka in the evening or find yourself throwing parties often, every good home bar should have a quality set of shot glasses. From unbreakable stainless steel to artisan-made glass, we’ve rounded up an array of options well-suited for everything from entertaining and serving guests to stylish picks great for a solitary sip, with one for every budget. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work.
10. Fred Cool Shooters
Fred Cool Shooters is an exceptional choice for those who drink their spirits chilled, whether it be vodka, tequila or Jagermeister. This silicone mold can make four perfectly-formed glasses from water, juice or even chocolate, plus it can handle high temperatures, too.
- High-quality food-grade rubber
- Creates a pleasing faceted base
- Tends to absorb freezer smells
|Fred & Friends|
|3.6 / 5.0|
9. Kovot Tic-Tac-Toe Full-Sized
The Kovot Tic-Tac-Toe Full-Sized ups the ante on an otherwise innocent game and makes for an excellent gift or addition to social gatherings. It comes with a beautiful mirrored glass board with attractive frosted squares, however, take heed, as its edges are rather sharp.
- Good value for the money
- Appealing bar decoration
- No playing instructions included
|3.9 / 5.0|
8. Tru Blu Unbreakable
If you have butterfingers or simply don’t want to deal with shattered glassware, you’ll love the Tru Blu Unbreakable, a collection of 6 old-school stainless steel vessels embossed with tiny crossed revolvers. They won’t dent in the event one happens to slip away, either.
- Stackable for easy storage
- Safe for the freezer and dishwasher
- Some users find them too thin
|Tru Blu Steel|
|4.0 / 5.0|
7. Trendy Bartender Stylish
The premium-grade construction and heavy foundations of the Trendy Bartender Stylish make them well-suited to even the rowdiest drinkers. Each tulip-shaped shooter fits neatly into an accompanying bamboo stand that keeps them together and renders transport effortless.
- Handy cleaning cloth included
- Wonderful for pool parties
- Only have a 1-ounce capacity
|3.7 / 5.0|
6. Unemployed Philosopher’s Guild
The Unemployed Philosopher’s Guild are perfect for the history buff or gangster-obsessed, as each one is covered with a mugshot and rap sheet detailing the various crimes of notorious American criminals such as Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly and John Dillinger.
- Arrive in an attractive gift box
- Interesting conversation starter
- Decals may fade over time
|The Unemployed Philosop|
|4.0 / 5.0|
5. JoyJolt Heavy Base
Those who like their containers to do double-duty will appreciate the clean, square shape of these JoyJolt Heavy Base. Not only are they a dynamic essential for use in your home bar or backyard, they can serve as an excellent vessel for bite-sized dessert recipes as well.
- Backed by a 1-year warranty
- Perfect for espresso too
- Can develop hairline fractures
|4.2 / 5.0|
4. Onyx Antique Groomsmen
Smooth and weighty, the Onyx Antique Groomsmen will suit even the most elegant kitchen decor. Capable of holding more liquid than a standard shot, they boast wide mouths with extended lips that are perfect for sipping, and they rest reliably on sturdy molded bases.
- Marvelous for heated sake
- Can withstand being dropped
- A bit pricey for what you get
|3.8 / 5.0|
3. Picnic Time Cantinero
The Picnic Time Cantinero is a full serving kit consisting of a charming carved acacia wood board, a ceramic dish and a handy salt shaker, making it invaluable for tequila-fueled evenings. Each of the six included glasses have hefty weighted bases to ensure they stay put.
- Great for small tastings
- Garnish bowl is a generous 4 inches
- Tray is simple to wipe clean
|LEGACY – a Picnic Time |
|4.9 / 5.0|
2. Slinger Mini Star
The rustic Slinger Mini Star are backed by a crack-free guarantee, so you never have to worry about receiving a subpar product. These charming little mason jars are coupled with magnetic lids that are equipped with rubber gaskets, making them airtight and versatile.
- Excellent for moonshine
- Can be used as candle holders too
- Won’t discolor with use
|5.0 / 5.0|
1. Novica Artisan Crafted
Handmade in Mexico with recycled blown glass and accented with striking cobalt rims, the Novica Artisan Crafted are traditional two-ounce caballito glasses of an incredible quality. Ideally suited for tequila, they can also act as a receptacle for chilled vodka or sherry.
- Top rack dishwasher safe
- Durable and hardwearing
- Come with an informative story card
|4.8 / 5.0|